On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1872

Famous Birthdays

  • Willem de Sitter, Dutch scientist and cosmologist (developed theoretical models of the universe based on Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity), born in Sneek, Netherlands (d. 1934)
1872 Highlights

About May 6, 1872

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus