On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1839

Famous Birthdays

  • Hilaire de Chardonnet, French industrialist and inventor (rayon), born in Besançon, France (d. 1924)
1839 Highlights

About May 1, 1839

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 181 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus