On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1910

Historical Events


Meeting of InterestNine Kings in One Room

George V becomes King of the United Kingdom upon the death of his father, Edward VII

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Nine sovereigns of Europe meet at the funeral of Edward VII
Nine sovereigns of Europe meet at the funeral of Edward VII
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Famous Birthdays

  • Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist, born in Ypres, Belgium (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEdward VII

Edward VII, King of England (1901-10), dies at 68

King of England Edward VII
King of England
Edward VII

1910 Highlights

About May 6, 1910

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus