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


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Singer and Actress Billie Piper
Singer and Actress
Billie Piper

2001 Highlights

About May 6, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus