On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday

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