On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1869

Historical Events

  • 1st westbound train arrives in San Francisco
  • Mine fire kills 110 at Avondale, Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix Salten [Siegmund Salzmann], Austrian author (Bambi, a Life in the Woods), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)
  • Walford Davies, English composer, born in Oswestry, Shropshire, England (d. 1941)
1869 Highlights

About September 6, 1869

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo