May 6, 1960 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Students attack Dutch embassy in Jakarta
  • Trotsky's murderer Jacques Mornard (Ramon Mercader) freed in Mexico

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Eisenhower signs Civil Rights Act of 1960

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Weddings in History

  • English Princess Margaret marries Antony Armstrong-Jones (later Lord Snowdon) at Westminster Abbey