On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1995

Historical Events

  • 121st Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens on Thunder Gulch wins in 2:01.2
  • Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence Paul [Pauling], American songwriter, and record producer (Motown; Stevie Wonder - "Fingertips"), dies at 67
  • Hilda Toledano (b. 1907)
  • Leonard "Red" Truss, American R&B singer (The Steelers - "Get It From The Bottom"), dies at 47
  • Maria Pia de Braganca, Portuguese journalist and writer who claimed to be the bastard daughter of King Carlos I of Portugal, dies at 88
  • Nicholas Palmer, TV writer/producer, dies at 57
  • Noel Brotherston, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1956)
1995 Highlights

About May 6, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus