On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1757

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Prague: Frederick II of Prussia's forces defeat Austrian army

Famous Deaths

  • Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, British politician, dies at 73
  • Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin, Prussian field marshal, dies at 72
  • Maximilian Ulysses Count Browne, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705)