On this day: May 6

Published On: May 06 2013 12:08:47 AM CDT   Updated On: May 06 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Babe Ruth hits his first home run, the Hindenburg goes down in flames, the four-minute mile barrier is broken, "I Love Lucy" goes off the air, and President Clinton is hit with a sexual harassment suit, all on this day.

OTD May 6 - Profiles in Courage
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1957: The Pulitzer Prize for Biography is awarded to U.S. Sen. John F. Kennedy for his book "Profiles in Courage." The book is a volume of short biographies describing acts of bravery and integrity by eight United States senators throughout the Senate's history.

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