May 6, 2014 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau, releases a 57 minute video boasting about abducting schoolgirls in Nigeria

Deaths in History

  • Farley Mowat, Canadian author, dies at 92
  • Leslie Thomas, Welsh writer (The Virgin Soldiers), dies at 83