On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 2001

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

During a trip to Syria, Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to enter a mosque

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Weddings

  • Actress-singer Billie Piper (18) weds media mogul Chris Evans (35) at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas
2001 Highlights

About May 6, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus