Historical Events In May - 06
Friday, 07 August 2020
1992 On this day in history werder Bremen wins 32nd Europe Cup II
1992 On May - 06 jilly Rizzo, restauranteur/friend of Frank Sinatra, dies in car at 75
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 Chunnel linking England & France officially opens on this day in history.
1994 Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show on this day in history.
1994 House passes the assault weapons ban on this day in history.
1994 On May - 06 lennox Lewis TKOs Phil Jackson in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
1994 On May - 06 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 On this day in history classic Sports Network begins on cable TV
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 Army Staff Sergeant Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape on May - 06.
1997 On May - 06 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 On May - 06 manchester United wins the English Premier League.
2007 On this day in history nicolas Sarkozy is elected President of the French Republic, defeating Ségolène Royal with 53% of the vote in the French Presidential Election.
2007 On May - 06 panathinaikos BC wins basketball's Euroleague after beating CSKA Moscow 93-91 in Athens Olympic stadium.
2012 On this day in history francois Hollande elected President of France
2013 On May - 06 10 people are killed and 26 people are injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq
2014 On May - 06 boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau, releases a 57 minute video boasting about abducting schoolgirls in Nigeria
2017 Bus crash in Arusha region, Tanzania kills 35 on May - 06.
2017 143rd Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming ridden by John Velasquez wins on May - 06.
2017 On May - 06 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 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.