Historical Events In May - 06
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
1992 On May - 06 werder Bremen wins 32nd Europe Cup II
1992 On this day in history jilly Rizzo, restauranteur/friend of Frank Sinatra, dies in car at 75
1993 On May - 06 sTS-55 (Columbia) lands
1993 Ann Todd, actress (Things to Come, Danny Boy), dies of stroke at 84 on this day in history.
1994 Chunnel linking England & France officially opens on May - 06.
1994 On May - 06 comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show
1994 House passes the assault weapons ban on May - 06.
1994 Lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title on May - 06.
1994 On this day in history nelson Mandela & his ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa
1994 On this day in history fred Sadoff, actor (Quiet American), dies of AIDS at 67
1995 Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV on this day in history.
1995 On May - 06 dona Maria Pia de Braganca, pretender to Port throne, dies at 88
1996 On May - 06 guatemala's leftist guerrillas sign key accord with government of President
1996 On May - 06 howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Hartford CT on WCCC 106.9 FM
1996 On this day in history frank Hercules, writer, dies at 85
1997 On May - 06 army Staff Sergeant Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape
1997 On this day in history michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
2007 On May - 06 a.C. Paranavaí wins its first ever Paraná State Championship.
2007 Manchester United wins the English Premier League on this day in history.
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy is elected President of the French Republic, defeating Ségolène Royal with 53% of the vote in the French Presidential Election on this day in history.
2007 Panathinaikos BC wins basketball's Euroleague after beating CSKA Moscow 93-91 in Athens Olympic stadium on this day in history.
2012 On May - 06 francois Hollande elected President of France
2013 On this day in history 10 people are killed and 26 people are injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq
2014 Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau, releases a 57 minute video boasting about abducting schoolgirls in Nigeria on this day in history.
2017 On May - 06 bus crash in Arusha region, Tanzania kills 35
2017 On this day in history 143rd Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming ridden by John Velasquez wins
2017 On May - 06 84 abducted schoolgirls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria
2017 On this day in history france bans too thin fashion models and makes labeling of digitally enhanced photos mandatory
2019 In its first report since 2005, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) warns that biodiversity loss is "accelerating", with over a million species now threatened with extinction; the decline of the natural living world is "unprecedented" and largely a result of human actions, according to the report on this day in history.
2019 Syrian Civil War: The Syrian Army launches a major ground offensive against one of the last rebel strongholds in the country.May 8 - A British teenager, Isabelle Holdaway, 17, is reported to be the first patient ever to receive a genetically modified phage therapy to treat a drug-resistant infection on this day in history.
2020 On this day in history uK becomes the first European country to report over 30,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19 Learn More
2020 Astronomers announce the discovery of the first black hole located in a star system visible to the naked eye on this day in history.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] New evidence indicates that an Algerian-born French fishmonger, who had not traveled to China and did not have contact with any Chinese nationals, was treated for pneumonia from an unknown source on December 27, 2019, now identified as COVID-19 on this day in history.