On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1886

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Ballantine, American composer and music professor, born in Oberlin, Ohio (d. 1971)

Inez Milholland

Inez Milholland, American suffragist (National Woman's Party), labor lawyer and socialist, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1916)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian, dies at 45
1886 Highlights

About August 6, 1886

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo