On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1984

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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? 36 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus