On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pulitzer prize awarded to John Steinbeck for "The Grapes of Wrath"

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Habibe, Arubian poet (Kerensentenchi), born in Aruba
  • Murray Sidlin, American conductor (National Symphony 1973-77), born in Baltimore, Maryland