On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1969

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark announces an amnesty for all offences associated with demonstrations since 5 October 1968, resulting in the release of, among others, Ian Paisley and Ronald Bunting

First Minister of Northern Ireland Ian Paisley
First Minister of Northern Ireland
Ian Paisley
Prime Minister of Northern Ireland James Chichester-Clark
Prime Minister of Northern Ireland
James Chichester-Clark

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Magilton, Northern Irish footballer
  • Mark Thomas, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Bears)
1969 Highlights

About May 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus