On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 400 students seize administration building at Cheyney State College, Pennsylvania
  • 93rd Kentucky Derby: Bobby Ussery on Proud Clarion wins in 2:00.6
  • Maureen Wilton runs female world record marathon (3:15:22)
  • Zakir Husain elected 1st Muslim president of India

Famous Birthdays

  • Patrick F Manning Jr, Poughkeepsie NY, rower (Olympic-92)

Famous Deaths

  • Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (b. 1885)