On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1874

Famous Birthdays

  • Romaine Brooks [Beatrice Romaine Goddard], American painter, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • VilĂ©m Blodek, Czech composer, dies at 39
1874 Highlights

About May 1, 1874

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus