What Happened on May 6, 1895

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 21st Kentucky Derby: Soup Perkins aboard Halma wins in 2:37.50

Famous Birthdays

  • Fidél Pálffy, Hungarian Nazi (d. 1946)
  • Júlio César de Mello e Souza, Brazilian writer (d. 1974)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Rudolph Valentino, Italian sheik and actor (Eagle), born in Castellaneta, Italy (d. 1926)

Silent Film Star Rudolph Valentino
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Rudolph Valentino