On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1878

Famous Birthdays

  • Vincent de Moro-Giafferi, French criminal attorney, born in Paris (d. 1956)

Famous Deaths

  • Gottfried Herrmann, German musician and composer, dies at 70
  • Robert Stirling, Scottish inventor (Stirling cycle engine) (b. 1790)
1878 Highlights

About June 6, 1878

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini