August 6, 1881 in History

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Birthdays in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Alexander Fleming, Scottish bacteriologist (invented penicillin; Nobel Prize 1945), born in Lochfield, Scotland (d. 1955)

  • Louella Parsons, American gossip columnist (d. 1972)

Deaths in History

  • James Springer White, American theologian (co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church), dies at 60