On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1991

Historical Events

  • Phillie Lenny Dykstra slams his sports car into 2 trees
  • Seppo Raty of Finland sets javelin record to 301' 9"
  • Space Shuttle STS 39 (Discovery 12) lands

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony van Kampen, writer (Ketelbinkie, Geschonden Eldorado), dies
  • Chucky Mullins, US soccer player, dies
  • Thomas A Carlin, dies at 62
  • Wilfrid Hyde-White, British actor (My Fair Lady, Peyton Place), dies at 87
1991 Highlights

About May 6, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus