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
Taoiseach
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