Historical Events In May - 06
Friday, 29 September 2023
1992 On this day in history werder Bremen wins 32nd Europe Cup II
1992 Jilly Rizzo, restauranteur/friend of Frank Sinatra, dies in car at 75 on May - 06.
1993 STS-55 (Columbia) lands on May - 06.
1993 Ann Todd, actress (Things to Come, Danny Boy), dies of stroke at 84 on May - 06.
1994 On May - 06 chunnel linking England & France officially opens
1994 Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show on May - 06.
1994 House passes the assault weapons ban on this day in history.
1994 Lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history nelson Mandela & his ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa
1994 Fred Sadoff, actor (Quiet American), dies of AIDS at 67 on this day in history.
1995 On May - 06 classic Sports Network begins on cable TV
1995 Dona Maria Pia de Braganca, pretender to Port throne, dies at 88 on May - 06.
1996 Guatemala's leftist guerrillas sign key accord with government of President on May - 06.
1996 On May - 06 howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Hartford CT on WCCC 106.9 FM
1996 Frank Hercules, writer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1997 On May - 06 army Staff Sergeant Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape
1997 On May - 06 michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
2007 A.C. Paranavaí wins its first ever Paraná State Championship on this day in history.
2007 On May - 06 manchester United wins the English Premier League.
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 On this day in history panathinaikos BC wins basketball's Euroleague after beating CSKA Moscow 93-91 in Athens Olympic stadium.
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 this day in history bus crash in Arusha region, Tanzania kills 35
2017 143rd Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming ridden by John Velasquez wins on May - 06.
2017 On this day in history 84 abducted schoolgirls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria
2017 On May - 06 france bans too thin fashion models and makes labeling of digitally enhanced photos mandatory
2019 On this day in history 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.
2019 On this day in history 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.
2020 UK becomes the first European country to report over 30,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19 Learn More on May - 06.
2020 On May - 06 astronomers announce the discovery of the first black hole located in a star system visible to the naked eye.
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.