On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

At California's March Field, Bob Hope performs his first USO show

Entertainer Bob Hope
Entertainer
Bob Hope

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joseph Stalin becomes Premier of the Soviet Union, replacing his foreign minister Vyacheslav Molotov

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov
Soviet Foreign Minister
Vyacheslav Molotov

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred J. Eckert, American politician (U.S. Ambassador to Fiji , Tuvalu, Kiribati & Tonga), born in Rochester, New York
  • Ghena Dimitrova, Bulgarian operatic soprano, born in Pleven, Kingdom of Bulgaria (d. 2005)