On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1886

Famous Birthdays

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

Person of interestInez Milholland

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

Suffragist Inez Milholland
Inez Milholland

Famous Deaths

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

About August 6, 1886

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo