On this day: May 6

Published On: May 06 2013 12:08:47 AM CDT   Updated On: May 06 2014 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 - Bobcat Goldthwait
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1994: Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to a couch while a guest on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." As a result, he would be fined $2,700 plus the cost of the chair and was also required to tape several public service announcements about fire safety.

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