May 6: The Hindenburg Explodes
May 6 is…
…The day the Hindenburg exploded and the Battle of Chancellorsville ended
…The day the Eiffel Tower and the Channel Tunnel opened
…The day Bob Hope gave his first USO show
…The birthday of Admiral Robert Peary, actors George Clooney and Rudolph Valentino, director Orson Welles, psychiatrist Sigmund Freud, prime minister Tony Blair, and “Say Hey Kid” Willie Mays
…The day Marlene Dietrich, L. Frank Baum, Henry David Thoreau, and Cardinal József Mindszenty died.
…and a whole lot more!
A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, “The Story of a Special Day” will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion. And if you’re a history enthusiast, a fan of actors or sports figures, or just interested in knowing more about the world around you, “The Story of a Special Day” makes a great addition to your bookshelf or e-reader device!