May 6, 1952: The Johnson City Press-Chronicle carried an article about Henry and Shelly Bridges; Mrs. Bridges was the former Shelly Thomas. They lived in Shelbridge, now the home of the president of East Tennessee State University.
May 6, 2010: The first class graduated from the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy.
May 6, 2011: Tony Skole earned his 300th career victory as East Tennessee State head baseball coach as the Bucs knocked off North Carolina State 5-1 at Doak Field.
Sources: The Comet; Archives of Appalachia; Mary Hardin McCown Collection; Larry Calhoun; Johnson City Press