On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Frank Gerber, American manufacturer of baby food, born in Fremont, Michigan (d. 1974)
  • Jascha Horenstein, Russian-born American conductor, born in Kiev, Russian Empire (d. 1973)
1898 Highlights

About May 6, 1898

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus