On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1970

Historical Events

  • European Cup Final, San Siro, Milan: Feyenoord beats Celtic, 2-1; first time title won by a Dutch club

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Irish Prime Minister Jack Lynch sacks two ministers in the Irish government over allegations of illegal arms importation

Taoiseach Jack Lynch
Jack Lynch
  • Yuchiro Miura of Japan skis down Mt Everest

Famous Birthdays

  • Emerson Martin, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers, Packers)
  • Kavan Smith, Canadian actor
1970 Highlights

About May 6, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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