On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1968

Historical Events

  • Giants reliever Lindy McDaniel sets NL record of 225th consecutive errorless game (108 chances consecutively since June 16, 1964)
  • Spain closes border to Gibraltar except to Spaniards
  • Street battle between students & troops in Paris, 1,000 injured

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Kelly, American football quarterback (Nashville Kats, Rhein Fire), born in Dayton, Tennessee
  • Lætitia Sadier, French singer (Stereolab), born in Vincennes, France
1968 Highlights

About May 6, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus