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What Happened on May 1, 1859

Day of the Week: Sunday

Article: Strike A Light! I've Created Flames

Famous Birthdays

  • Bohuslav Jeremiáš, Czech composer, born in Řestoky, Czechia (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)