What Happened on May 6, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • David Cornell Leestma, Muskegon Mich, USN/astronaut (STS 41-G, 28, 45)

Famous Deaths

  • A L Ochse, cricketer (10 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa 1927-29), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgian philosopher (Nobel 1911), dies at 86

Author and Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck
Author and Nobel Laureate
Maurice Maeterlinck