On This Day

July 6, 1885 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Louis Pasteur successfully give an anti-rabies vaccine to 9-year-old Joseph Meister, saving his life

Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur
Bacteriologist
Louis Pasteur
  • William T. Stead's "The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon" 1st published, describes how he was able to buy a 13 year old girl in "The Pall Mall Gazette"

Birthdays in History

  • Ernst Busch, German field marshal (WWII), born in Essen, German Empire (d. 1945)