On This Day: May 06th
This is 127th day of the year and 239 days remain in the year.
The Universal Exposition opened in Paris, marking the completion and dedication of the Eiffel Tower.
Dictator Joseph Stalin became the premier of Russia.
British athlete Roger Bannister became the first person to run a mile in under four minutes (3:59:4).
Scotland elected its first separate parliament in three centuries.
May 06 BirthdaysRobert Peary1856–1920, American arctic explorer
Tony BlairBritish political leader
Orson Wellesactor, director, producer
Willie Maysbaseball player