On This Day

May 6, 1859 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in History

  • Luis María Drago, Argentine statesman and author of Drago Doctrine, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1921)
  • Willem Kloos, Dutch poet (Act of Simple Justice), born in Amsterdam (d. 1938)

Deaths in History


  • Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, explorer/scientist, dies
1859 in History