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 (79 years old)

Japanese baseball player in major leagues, born in Ōtsuki, Yamanashi, Japan

  • Mike Coulman, English rugby union prop (9 Tests England, 1 British & Irish Lions; Moseley RUFC) and rugby league front rower (3 Tests GB, 5 England; Salford RLFC), born in Stafford, England (d. 2023)
Born in 1944

About May 6, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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