What Happened on May 6, 1902

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • British SS Camorta sinks off Rangoon; 739 die
  • Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place" (BG)
  • Zulu assault at Holkrantz, South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Golden, American journalist (d. 1981)
  • Max Ophüls, German-born director (d. 1957)
  • Walter Dawson, British Air Chief marshall