On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Curie, French physicist (Nobel 1903) and husband of Marie Curie, born in Paris, France (d. 1906)
1859 Highlights

About May 15, 1859

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus