What Happened on February 6, 1834

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin Klebs, German physician & bacteriologist (bacterial theory of infection, diphtheria bacillus), born in K√∂nigsberg, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1913)
  • Ema Puksec, Croatian singer, born in Ogulin, Croatia (d. 1889)
  • William Dorsey Pender, Major General (Confederate Army), born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina (d. 1863)
Born in 1834

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer, dies from his injuries sustained by a musket ball at 29
1834 Highlights

About February 6, 1834

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 189 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius