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Historical Events In May - 06

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

1833  On this day in history john Deere makes 1st steel plow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1835  On May - 06 the first edition of New York Herald (price 1¢)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1835  1st edition of NY Herald (price 1 cent) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  On this day in history christian Ignatius Latrobe, composer, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1838  Alfred Humphreys Pease, composer on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1840  On May - 06 the first postage stamps (Penny Black) issued (Great Britain) (try and buy it now!)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1840  1st postage stamps (Penny Black) issued (Great Britain) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  On this day in history john Thomson, composer, dies at 35  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1843  On this day in history grove Karl Gilbert, geologist, investigated Lake Bonneville, Utah  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  On May - 06 johan Thorbecke argue general right to vote  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1848  Otto Tank ends slavery in Suriname colony on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  On May - 06 wyatt Eaton, artist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  Dr John Gorrie patents a "refrigeration machine" on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  On May - 06 linus Yale patents Yale-lock  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  On this day in history new slave regulations go into effect in Suriname  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  On May - 06 san Fransisco Chamber of Commerce starts  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  On May - 06 charles-Louis-Joseph Hanssens, composer, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  On this day in history the first major US rail disaster kills 46 (Norwalk CT)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  On this day in history 1st major US rail disaster kills 46 (Norwalk, Connecticut)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  The birth of Robert Peary, American Artic explorer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  On May - 06 the birth of Sigmund Freud, Austrian psychologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  On this day in history robert Edwin Peary, US, arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  William Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  On May - 06 georges Adolphe Hue, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1859  Luis Maria Drago, Argentina, statesman, anti-interventionist on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1859  Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  On May - 06 sF Olympic Club, 1st US athletic club forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On this day in history arkansas & Tennessee become 9th & 10th states to secede from US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Jefferson Davis approves a bill declaring War between US & Confederacy on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Arkansas & Tennessee becomes 9th & 10th state to secede from US on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Radindranath Tagore, Hindu poet/mystic/composer (Nobel 1913) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  Henry David Thoreau, US writer/pacifist (Walden Pond), dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Battle of Port Walthall Junction VA on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  General Sherman begins advance to Atlanta GA on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1397  Sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1450) was born on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1501  On May - 06 birth of marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italy, humanist/Pope (1555, 22 days)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  Frans Francken, the Younger, painter was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  On this day in history birth of lorenzo Lippi, [Perlone Zipoli], poet/painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  Henry Capell, 1st Baron Capell, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1696) was born on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1713  Charles Batteux, French philosopher (d. 1780) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1758  On May - 06 birth of maximilien Robespierre, Arras Fr, French revolutionary/avocat (1781)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  On this day in history birth of francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 06

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0523  On May - 06 death of thrasamunde, king of Vandalen  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0680  On May - 06 death of muawiyah I, caliph (b. 602)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0988  Death of Dirk II, West Frisian count of Holland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1085  On this day in history king Alfonso VI, of Leon conquered Toledo, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1124  Death of Balak, Emir of Aleppo, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1475  Dieric Bouts, Dutch painter, dies at about 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1502  On May - 06 death of james Tyrrell, alleged murderer of the Princes in the Tower (executed)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  On May - 06 karel van Bourbon, military governor (Lombardije), dies at 37  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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