What Happened on May 13, 1856

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Henry Emerson, British writer and photographer (1st to promote photography as an independent art), born on La Palma Estate plantation, Cuba (d. 1936)
  • Tom O'Rourke, American boxing manager (George Dixon, Barbados Joe Walcott, George Gardner, Tom Sharkey), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1938)
Born in 1856
1856 Highlights

About May 13, 1856

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus