What Happened on May 11, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Schlesinger, American astronomer (d. 1943)
Born in 1871

Famous Deaths

John HerschelJohn Herschel (1792-1871)

English astronomer and photographer who invented the blueprint and catalogued southern hemisphere stars, dies at 79

1871 Highlights

About May 11, 1871

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus