On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • August Reusner, German composer, born in Löwenberg, Silesia (d. 1935)
  • Christian Morgenstern, German poet (Ich und die Welt), born in Munich (d. 1914)
  • Victor Grignard, French chemist (Nobel 1912 - development of the Grignard reaction), born in Cherbourg, France (d. 1935)
1871 Highlights

About May 6, 1871

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus