On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1984

Historical Events

Sports History

Baltimore Oriole Cal Ripken Jr hits for cycle

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Jose Napoleon Duarte wins El Salvador presidential election

Famous Deaths

  • Bonner Pink, Conservative Party politician
  • Mary Cain, Mississippi newspaper editor and politician (b. 1904)
1984 Highlights

About May 6, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus