Historical Events In May - 06
Friday, 07 August 2020
1864 On May - 06 battle of Port Walthall Junction, VA
1864 Henry Livermore Abbott, US Union brig-general, dies in battle on this day in history.
1868 On this day in history wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont, Poland, novelist (Chiopi, Nobel-1924)
1869 Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/archivist on May - 06.
1870 Amedos Peter Giannine, San Jose Calif, founded Bank of America on this day in history.
1871 On this day in history august Reusner, composer
1875 On May - 06 william Daniel Leahy, Iowa, 5 star admiral/chief of staff (1949)
1879 Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist on May - 06.
1880 Baron W Edmund, Archangel & Ironside, British fieldmarshal on May - 06.
1882 Chinese Exclusion Act US Congress ceases Chinese immigration on this day in history.
1882 Epping Forest England dedicated by Queen Victoria on this day in history.
1882 On this day in history chinese Exclusion Act: US Congress ceases Chinese immigration
1882 Frederick Cavendish, assassinated by Fenian Invincibles, in Dublin on this day in history.
1883 On this day in history jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher/author [or May 9]
1888 Emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73) on this day in history.
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.
1889 On May - 06 universal Exposition opens in Paris, Eiffel Tower completed
1889 Arthur Morison, typographer on May - 06.
1890 On May - 06 mormon Church renounces polygamy [1006-Truth Restored (Morman pub)]
1890 Claire Whitney, NY, silent film actress (Blind Fools, Haunted Mine) on this day in history.
1890 Hubert Leonard, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1891 On May - 06 conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike
1892 Ernest Guiraud, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1894 Filip Lazar, composer on May - 06.
1895 The birth of Rudolph Valentino, Silent film star on this day in history.
1895 21st Kentucky Derby: Soup Perkins aboard Halma wins in 2:37.50 on this day in history.
1895 On this day in history rudolph Valentino, Castellaneta Italy, sheik/actor (Eagle)
1896 22nd Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Ben Brush wins in 2:07.75 on May - 06.
1897 Paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube) on May - 06.
1898 On May - 06 daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime
1902 On May - 06 british SS Camorta sinks off Rangoon; 739 die
1902 On May - 06 zulu assault at Holkrantz South-Africa
1902 Walter Dawson, British Air Chief marshall on this day in history.
1903 On May - 06 chicago White Sox commit 12 errors against Detroit Tigers