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

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!

1840

First adhesive postage stamp Penny Black comes into circulation.

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1937

German airship Hindenburg bursts into flames, kills 36,

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1954

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

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1991

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

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2001

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

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