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Monday May 6, 2019

May 6: Day of the Week

May 6, 2019 was the 126th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 239 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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May 6 Historical Event(s)

  • 1527
    Spanish and German troops sack Rome; some consider this the end of the Renaissance. 147 Swiss Guards, including their commander, die fighting the forces of Charles V in order to allow Pope Clement VII to escape into Castel Sant'Angelo.
  • 1542
    Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.
  • 1757
    Battle of Prague – A Prussian army fights an Austrian army in Prague during the Seven Years’ War.
  • 1801
    Captain Thomas Cochrane in the 14-gun HMS Speedy captures the 32-gun Spanish frigate El Gamo.
  • 1835
    James Gordon Bennett, Sr. publishes the first issue of the New York Herald.
  • 1857
    The British East India Company disbands the 34th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry whose sepoy Mangal Pandey had earlier revolted against the British and is considered to be the First Martyr in the War of Indian Independence.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: The Battle of Chancellorsville ends with the defeat of the Army of the Potomac by Confederate troops.
  • 1972
    Deniz Gezmiş, Yusuf Aslan and Hüseyin İnan are executed in Ankara for attempting to overthrow the Constitutional order.
  • 1989
    Cedar Point opens Magnum XL-200, the first roller coaster to break the 200 ft height barrier, therefore spawning what is considered to be the “coaster wars”.
  • 1997
    The Bank of England is given independence from political control, the most significant change in the bank’s 300-year history.

Who were born on May 6?

  • 1871
    Victor Grignard, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1935)
  • 1947
    Martha Nussbaum, American philosopher
  • 1954
    Dora Bakoyannis, Greek politician
  • 1961
    George Clooney, American actor
  • 1977
    Marc Chouinard, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1978
    Aleksandr Fyodorov, Russian bodybuilder
  • 1978
    Fredrick Federley, Swedish politician
  • 1979
    Kerry Ellis, West End actress / singer
  • 1983
    Adrianne Palicki, American actress
  • 1986
    Roman Kreuziger, Czech Astana pro cyclist

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