What Happened on May 6, 1880

Famous Birthdays

  • Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside, British fieldmarshal, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1959)

Famous Weddings

George Eliot

British novelist Mary Ann Evans (George Eliot) (60) weds Scottish banker John Cross (40) at George's, London

1880 Highlights

About May 6, 1880

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus