Historical Events on May 6 (Part 2)

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  • 2011 The US Department of Labor states that 244,000 jobs were created in April, with 235,000 added in February and 221,000 in March, but unemployment continues to grow, reaching 9%

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2012 François Hollande elected 24th President of France

French President François Hollande
French President
François Hollande
  • 2012 Greek parliamentary election results in 60% support for parties opposed to austerity measures
  • 2013 10 people are killed and 26 people are injured after a wave of attacks across Iraq
  • 2013 13 people are killed in clashes with Bangladeshi police in Dhaka
  • 2013 15 people are killed and 50 are injured after a bomb detonates at a political rally in Pakistan
  • 2013 Wal-Mart becomes the largest company by revenue on the Fortune 500 list
  • 2013 The US Senate passes a bill enabling taxing of online sales
  • 2014 Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau, releases a 57 minute video boasting about abducting schoolgirls in Nigeria
  • 2017 Bus crash in Arusha region, Tanzania kills 35
  • 2017 143rd Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming ridden by John Velasquez wins
  • 2017 84 abducted schoolgirls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria
  • 2017 France bans too thin fashion models and makes labeling of digitally enhanced photos mandatory