Historical Events for 6th May 2020

1529 – Battle at Gogra: Mughal Emperor Babur beats Afghans and Bengals
1882 – Chinese Exclusion Act: US Congress ceases Chinese immigration
1904 – American Lung Association holds its 1st meeting
1944 – KJR-AM in Seattle Washington swaps calls with KOMO
1974 – West German Chancellor Willy Brandt resigns amidst controversy over his aide Günter Guillaume’s ties with the Stasi (East German secret service)
1982 – NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Vancouver Canucks beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1
1984 – Jose Napoleon Duarte wins El Salvador presidential election
1987 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1995 – 121st Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens on Thunder Gulch wins in 2:01.2
2014 – Boko Haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, releases a 57 minute video boasting about abducting schoolgirls in Nigeria

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