What Happened on May 6, 1870

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Amadeo Giannini, American banker and entrepreneur (founded Bank of America), born in San Jose, California (d. 1949)

Banker and Entrepreneur Amadeo Giannini
Banker and Entrepreneur
Amadeo Giannini
  • John McCutcheon, cartoonist (Pulitzer Prize-1931)

Famous Deaths

  • James Young Simpson, Scottish obstetrician who popularized chloroform for medicinal use, dies at 58