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 This day in History - May 6
435 Historic Events for May 6
1933

59th Kentucky Derby: Don Meade aboard Brokers Tip wins in 2:06.8

Event
1933

Lord Pender

Birth
1933

Italy and USSR sign trade agreement

Event
1934

Red Sox score 12 runs in 4th inning including record 4 consecutive triples hit by Carl Reynolds, Moose Solters, Rick Ferrell, and B Walters

Event
1934

Richard C Shelby, (Rep-D-AL (1979-86)/Sen-D-AL, 1987- )

Birth
1935

KTM-AM in Los Angeles Calif changes call letters to KEHE (now KABC)

Event
1935

Pulitzer prize awarded to Audrey Wurdemann (Bright Ambush)

Event
1935

British King George and Queen Mary celebrates silver jubilee

Event
1936

Hans Jelmoli, composer, dies at 59

Death
1936

Sylvia Robinson, rocker (Mickey and Sylvia-Love is Strange)

Birth
1936

Joanna Dunham, actress (Possession, House the Dripped Blood)

Birth
1937

Dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst, NJ (36 die)

Event
1938

Eleanor Platt, QC

Birth
1938

Dutch writer Maurits Dekker sentenced to 50 days for "offending a friendly head of state" (Hitler)

Event
1939

1st performance of Honegger/Claudel's "Jeanne d'Arc Ouch B-cher"

Event
1939

Zhanna Dmitriyevna Yerkina, Russian cosmonaut

Birth
1939

Herbie Cox, rocker (Cleftones)

Birth
1939

Anthony Blacker, master-general of Ordnance

Birth
1939

65th Kentucky Derby: James Stout aboard Johnstown wins in 2:03.4

Event
1940

Murray Sidlin, Baltimore Maryland, conductor (Natl Symph 1973-77)

Birth
1940

Pulitzer prize awarded to John Steinbeck (Grapes of Wrath)

Event
1940

Henry Habibe, Arubian poet (Kerensentenchi)

Birth
1941

Ghena Dimitrova, actress (Nabucco)

Birth
1941

Fred J Eckert, (Rep-D-NY, 1985-87)

Birth
1941

Joseph Stalin became premier of Russia

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