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

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? 51 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus