On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1976

Historical Events

  • An earthquake strikes Friuli in Northern Italy, causes 989 deaths and the destruction of entire villages

Famous Birthdays

  • Lindsay Page, figure skater (1997 E Great Lakes Sr-3rd), born in Madison, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Karel M J F Cruysberghs, Flemish author (On the Pulpit), dies at 85
1976 Highlights

About May 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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