On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1876

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Graf von Pocci, German founding director of the Munich Marionette Theatre (Punch and Judy), poet, and illustrator of children's literature (Viola Tricolor: In Picture and Rhyme), dies at 69
  • William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (b. 1795)
1876 Highlights

About May 7, 1876

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 145 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus