May 6, 1870 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in History


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)

Deaths in History

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