Historical Events In May - 06
Thursday, 28 September 2023
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 May - 06 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 May - 06.
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 this day in history.
1880 Baron W Edmund, Archangel & Ironside, British fieldmarshal on this day in history.
1882 Chinese Exclusion Act US Congress ceases Chinese immigration on May - 06.
1882 Epping Forest England dedicated by Queen Victoria on this day in history.
1882 On May - 06 chinese Exclusion Act: US Congress ceases Chinese immigration
1882 On this day in history frederick Cavendish, assassinated by Fenian Invincibles, in Dublin
1883 Jose Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher/author [or May 9] on this day in history.
1888 On this day in history emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73)
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 Universal Exposition opens in Paris, Eiffel Tower completed on this day in history.
1889 On May - 06 arthur Morison, typographer
1890 Mormon Church renounces polygamy [1006-Truth Restored (Morman pub)] on May - 06.
1890 On May - 06 claire Whitney, NY, silent film actress (Blind Fools, Haunted Mine)
1890 On May - 06 hubert Leonard, composer, dies at 71
1891 Conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike on May - 06.
1892 On this day in history ernest Guiraud, composer, dies at 54
1894 On this day in history filip Lazar, composer
1895 On this day in history the birth of Rudolph Valentino, Silent film star
1895 On this day in history 21st Kentucky Derby: Soup Perkins aboard Halma wins in 2:37.50
1895 Rudolph Valentino, Castellaneta Italy, sheik/actor (Eagle) on May - 06.
1896 22nd Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Ben Brush wins in 2:07.75 on May - 06.
1897 Paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube) on this day in history.
1898 Daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime on May - 06.
1902 On this day in history british SS Camorta sinks off Rangoon; 739 die
1902 Zulu assault at Holkrantz South-Africa on this day in history.
1902 On May - 06 walter Dawson, British Air Chief marshall
1903 On May - 06 chicago White Sox commit 12 errors against Detroit Tigers