On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1902

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • British SS Camorta sinks off Rangoon; 739 die
  • Zulu assault at Holkrantz, South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Golden, Jewish-American journalist and writer (Only in America), born in Mikulintsy, Ukraine (d. 1981)
  • Max Ophüls, German director (The Earrings of Madame de... ), born in Saarbrücken, German Empire (d. 1957)
  • Walter Dawson, British Air Chief marshal (d. 1994)