May 6: First adhesive postage stamp, oldest NASCAR winner and more

 | Updated: May 06, 2020, 10:13 AM IST

From the first adhesive postage stamp to the first Supreme Pontiff to enter a mosque, we've got it all covered.

Let's dive in today's history!


First adhesive postage stamp Penny Black comes into circulation.



German airship Hindenburg bursts into flames, kills 36,



Roger Bannister becomes first man to run a mile in less than four minutes.



Harry Gant becomes oldest NASCAR winner for the second time at 51.



Pope John Paul II becomes the first Supreme Pontiff to enter a mosque.