On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1876

Historical Events

  • Race riot in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Southern Pacific line from Los Angeles to San Francisco completed

Famous Birthdays

  • John Macleod, Scottish-Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923), born in Clunie, Dunkeld, Scotland (d. 1935)
  • Willem Adriaan Bonger, Dutch criminologist (Race & Crime), born in Amsterdam (d. 1940)
1876 Highlights

About September 6, 1876

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo