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Monday May 6, 2019

May 6: Day of the Week

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

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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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.
  • 1844
    The Glaciarium, the world’s first mechanically frozen ice rink, opens.
  • 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.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Richmond, Virginia is declared the new capital of the Confederate States of America.
  • 1937
    Hindenburg disaster: The German zeppelin Hindenburg catches fire and is destroyed within a minute while attempting to dock at Lakehurst, New Jersey. Thirty-six people are killed.
  • 1960
    More than 20 million viewers watch the first televised royal wedding when Princess Margaret marries Anthony Armstrong-Jones at Westminster Abbey.
  • 1962
    St. Martín de Porres is canonized by Pope John XXIII.
  • 1966
    Myra Hindley and Ian Brady are sentenced to life imprisonment for the Moors Murders in England.
  • 1994
    Former Arkansas state worker Paula Jones files a lawsuit against President Bill Clinton, alleging that he had sexually harassed her in 1991.

Who were born on May 6?

  • 1880
    Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German painter (d. 1938)
  • 1924
    Denny Wright, British guitarist (d. 1992)
  • 1926
    Gilles Grégoire, Quebec politician, co-founder of the Parti Québécois (d. 2006)
  • 1943
    Andreas Baader, member of the German terrorist organization Red Army Faction (d. 1977)
  • 1944
    Anton Furst, American production designer (d. 1991)
  • 1947
    Martha Nussbaum, American philosopher
  • 1955
    Tom Bergeron, American game show host
  • 1961
    Gina Riley, Australian actress, writer, singer and comedian
  • 1970
    Roland Kun, Nauruan politician
  • 1978
    Aleksandr Fyodorov, Russian bodybuilder

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