On This Day

June 6, 1906 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Paris Métro Line 5 is inaugurated with a first section from Place d'Italie to the Gare d'Orléans (today known as Gare d'Austerlitz)

Birthdays in History

  • Max August Zorn, German mathematician (lemma of Zorn), born in Krefeld, Rhenish Prussia, Germany (d. 1993)

Deaths in History

  • Johan Philip van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter, lithographer and writer, dies at 74