On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1871

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAnna Atkins

Anna Atkins, English botanist, photographer and the 1st person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images, dies of paralysis, rheumatism, and exhaustion at 72

Botanist and Photographer Anna Atkins
Botanist and Photographer
Anna Atkins

1871 Highlights

About June 9, 1871

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini