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May 7, 1876 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Deaths in History

  • Franz Graf von Pocci, German founding director of the Munich Marionette Theatre (Punch and Judy), poet, and illustrator of children's literature (Viola Tricolor: In Picture and Rhyme), dies at 69
  • William Buell Sprague, American clergyman and author (b. 1795)
1876 in History