What Happened on May 1, 1859

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Famous Birthdays

  • Bohuslav Jeremiáš, Czech composer, born in Řestoky, Bohemia, Austrian Empire (now Czech Republic) (d. 1918)
  • Willem Johannes Leyds, Dutch-South Africa lawyer and diplomat (State Secretary of the South African Republic), born in Magelang, Dutch East Indies (d. 1940)
Born in 1859

Famous Deaths

1859 Highlights

About May 1, 1859

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus