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Historical Events In May - 06

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1864  On May - 06 battle of Port Walthall Junction, VA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Henry Livermore Abbott, US Union brig-general, dies in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  On this day in history wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont, Poland, novelist (Chiopi, Nobel-1924)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/archivist on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Amedos Peter Giannine, San Jose Calif, founded Bank of America on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  On this day in history august Reusner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1875  On May - 06 william Daniel Leahy, Iowa, 5 star admiral/chief of staff (1949)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  Baron W Edmund, Archangel & Ironside, British fieldmarshal on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  Chinese Exclusion Act US Congress ceases Chinese immigration on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1882  Epping Forest England dedicated by Queen Victoria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On this day in history chinese Exclusion Act: US Congress ceases Chinese immigration  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  Frederick Cavendish, assassinated by Fenian Invincibles, in Dublin on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  On this day in history jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher/author [or May 9]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  The Eiffel Tower designed by French engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, 57, is completed at Paris for the Universal Exhibition that opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  On May - 06 universal Exposition opens in Paris, Eiffel Tower completed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  Arthur Morison, typographer on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On May - 06 mormon Church renounces polygamy [1006-Truth Restored (Morman pub)]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Claire Whitney, NY, silent film actress (Blind Fools, Haunted Mine) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Hubert Leonard, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  On May - 06 conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  Ernest Guiraud, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  Filip Lazar, composer on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  The birth of Rudolph Valentino, Silent film star on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  21st Kentucky Derby: Soup Perkins aboard Halma wins in 2:37.50 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  On this day in history rudolph Valentino, Castellaneta Italy, sheik/actor (Eagle)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  22nd Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Ben Brush wins in 2:07.75 on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  Paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube) on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  On May - 06 daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  On May - 06 british SS Camorta sinks off Rangoon; 739 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  On May - 06 zulu assault at Holkrantz South-Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1902  Walter Dawson, British Air Chief marshall on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On May - 06 chicago White Sox commit 12 errors against Detroit Tigers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1397  Sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1450) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1501  On this day in history birth of marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italy, humanist/Pope (1555, 22 days)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  On May - 06 birth of frans Francken, the Younger, painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  On May - 06 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 May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1758  Maximilien Robespierre, Arras Fr, French revolutionary/avocat (1781) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

0680  On this day in history death of muawiyah I, caliph (b. 602)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0988  On May - 06 death of dirk II, West Frisian count of Holland  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 May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1475  Dieric Bouts, Dutch painter, dies at about 64 on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1502  Death of James Tyrrell, alleged murderer of the Princes in the Tower (executed) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  On this day in history karel van Bourbon, military governor (Lombardije), dies at 37  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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