On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1890

Famous Birthdays

  • Claire Whitney, American silent film actress (Blind Fools, Haunted Mine), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Hubert LĂ©onard, Belgian violinist, and pedagogue (Brussels Conservatoire, 1848-67), dies at 71
1890 Highlights

About May 6, 1890

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus