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 This day in History - May 6
435 Historic Events for May 6
1950

Robbie McIntosh, drummer (Avg White Band-Show your Hand)

Birth
1950

Agnes Smedley, writer, dies

Death
1950

Liz Taylor's 1st marriage (Conrad Hilton Jr)

Event
1950

76th Kentucky Derby: William Boland on Middleground wins in 2:01.6

Event
1950

"Great to Be Alive" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 52 perfs

Event
1951

Pitts Pirate Cliff Chambers no-hits Boston Brave, 3-0

Event
1952

Maria Montessori, Italian physician/educationist, dies at 81

Death
1952

Alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60

Death
1952

Chiaki Naito-Mukai, Tatebayashi Japan, astronaut (STS 65, sk:95)

Birth
1953

Tony Blair, British PM (Labour, 1997- )

Birth
1953

Brown's Bobo Holloman 1st major league start, no-hits Phila A's, 6-0

Event
1953

Lynn Whitfield, Baton Rouge, actress (Josephine Baker, Equal Justice)

Birth
1954

Sergei Nikolayevich Tresvyatsky, Russia, cosmonaut

Birth
1954

Roger Bannister of Britain breaks 4 minute mile (3:59:4)

Event
1955

Donald A Thomas, Cleve Ohio, PhD/Astronaut (STS 65, 70, 83, 94)

Birth
1955

West Germany joins NATO

Event
1955

John Hutton, MP

Birth
1956

Gus Bell (Reds) homers off Bob Miller in both ends of a double header

Event
1956

WRCB TV channel 3 in Chattanooga, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1957

Pulitzer prize awarded to John F Kennedy (Profiles in Courage)

Event
1957

Last broadcast of "I Love Lucy" on CBS-TV

Event
1957

Italian govt of Segni resigns

Event
1959

Charles Hendry, MP

Birth
1959

Scott Hood, Seattle Wash, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Montana Open-2nd)

Birth
1959

Kate Collins, Boston Mass, actress (Natalie Hunter-All My Children)

Birth