On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 2004

Historical Events

Television Finale

TV sitcom "Friends" airs season finale in 10th and final season in US (52.5 million viewers)

Famous Deaths

  • Barney Kessel, American jazz guitarist (The Wrecking Crew), dies at 80
  • Philip Kapleau, American Zen teacher and founder (Rochester Zen Center in New Haven), dies at 91
2004 Highlights

About May 6, 2004

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus