On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1886

Historical Events

  • The railroads of the Southern United States convert 11,000 miles of track from a five foot rail gauge to standard gauge, beginning May 31

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Kurth, Austrian/Swiss musicologist
1886 Highlights

About June 1, 1886

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini