On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1967

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

  • Mark Bryan, American songwriter, and lead guitarist (Hootie & the Blowfish - "Only Wanna Be With You", born in Silver Spring, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (b. 1885)
1967 Highlights

About May 6, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus