On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1881

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French philosopher and paleontologist (The Phenomenon of Man), born in Orcines, Auvergne, France (d. 1955)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Physiologist Ivan Pavlov (32) weds Seraphima Karchevskaya

Physiologist Ivan Pavlov
Ivan Pavlov

Famous Deaths

  • John S. Preston, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 72
1881 Highlights

About May 1, 1881

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus