What Happened on May 6, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pulitzer prize awarded to John Steinbeck (Grapes of Wrath)


Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Habibe, Arubian poet (Kerensentenchi)
  • Murray Sidlin, American conductor (National Symphony 1973-77), born in Baltimore, Maryland