On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 2004

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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? 16 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus