On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1948

Historical Events

  • "Sally" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Cox, American actor (Mark-Executive Suite), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • 43 communist rebels, executed in Athens
1948 Highlights

About May 6, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus