On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 2013

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 10 people are killed and 26 people are injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq
  • 13 people are killed in clashes with Bangladeshi police in Dhaka
  • 15 people are killed and 50 are injured after a bomb detonates at a political rally in Pakistan
  • The US Senate passes a bill enabling taxing of online sales
  • Wal-Mart becomes the largest company by revenue on the Fortune 500 list

Famous Deaths

  • Giulio Andreotti, Italian Prime Minister, dies at 94