On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Bedřich Hrozný, Czech orientalist and linguist (development of Hittitology), born in Lysá nad Labem, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1952)
  • Tobias Norlind, Swedish musicologist, born in Vellinge, Sweden (d. 1947)
1879 Highlights

About May 6, 1879

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus