What Happened on August 6, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Alexander Fleming, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954), born in London, England (d. 1955)

  • Leo Carrillo, actor (American Empire, Cisco Kid), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Louella Parsons, American gossip columnist (d. 1972)

Famous Deaths

  • James White, co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (b. 1821)