What Happened on May 6, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • AL announces it will discontinue MVP award
  • New York to San Francisco footrace begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Beck, German inventor of Playmobil toys, born in Greiz, Germany (d. 2009)
  • John Polk Allen, Carnegie Oklahoma, CEO (Biosphere 2)
  • John Taylor, bishop (St Albans)/Lord High Almoner to Queen
  • Leon Hughes, American singer (The Coasters)
  • Rosemary Camp, president (Council for British Archaeology)