Ceremony to mark the completion of Cologne Cathedral attended by Emperor Wilhelm I. First begun in 1248, now the largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe.
- Fred Alexander, American tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1908, 5-time US Indoor winner), born in Sea Bright, New Jersey (d. 1969)
Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes
Star Sign: Leo