On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1944

Historical Events

  • 70th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 2:04.2
  • KJR-AM in Seattle Washington swaps calls with KOMO

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Furst, American production designer (Batman), born in London (d. 1991)
  • Masanori Murakami, Japanese baseball player in major leagues, born in Ōtsuki, Yamanashi, Japan
1944 Highlights

About May 6, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus