On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1880

Historical Events

  • League of American Wheelmen (1st US bicycle association), forms in Newport, Rhode Island

Famous Deaths

  • Hippolyte Mège-Mouriés, French chemist and inventor of margarine, dies at 62
1880 Highlights

About May 31, 1880

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini