What Happened on August 6, 1881

Famous Birthdays

Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming (1881-1955)

Scottish bacteriologist (invented penicillin; Nobel Prize 1945), born in Lochfield, Scotland

  • Leo Carrillo, American actor (American Empire, Cisco Kid), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1961)
  • Louella Parsons, American gossip columnist, born in Freeport, Illinois (d. 1972)
Born in 1881

Famous Deaths

  • James Springer White, American theologian (co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church), dies at 60
1881 Highlights

About August 6, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo