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 This day in History - May 6
435 Historic Events for May 6
1882

Frederick Cavendish, assassinated by Fenian Invincibles, in Dublin

Death
1882

Thomas Henry Burke, assassinated by Fenian Invincibles, in Dublin

Death
1882

Chinese Exclusion Act: US Congress ceases Chinese immigration

Event
1882

Epping Forest England dedicated by Queen Victoria

Event
1883

Jos‚ Ortega y Gasset, Spanish philosopher/author [or May 9]

Birth
1888

Emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73)

Birth
1889

Arthur Morison, typographer

Birth
1889

Universal Exposition opens in Paris, Eiffel Tower completed

Event
1890

Mormon Church renounces polygamy [1006-Truth Restored (Morman pub)]

Event
1890

Hubert Leonard, composer, dies at 71

Death
1890

Claire Whitney, NY, silent film actress (Blind Fools, Haunted Mine)

Birth
1891

Conductors on London General Omnibus Company go on strike

Event
1892

Ernest Guiraud, composer, dies at 54

Death
1894

Filip Lazar, composer

Birth
1895

Rudolph Valentino, Castellaneta Italy, sheik/actor (Eagle)

Birth
1895

21st Kentucky Derby: Soup Perkins aboard Halma wins in 2:37«

Event
1896

22nd Kentucky Derby: Willie Simms aboard Ben Brush wins in 2:07.75

Event
1897

Paul Alverdes, German writer (Pfeiferstube)

Birth
1898

Daniel Gerber, Freemont Mi, beloved by babies at mealtime

Birth
1902

Harry Golden, Jewish humorist/writer (2› Plain, Only in America)

Birth
1902

Zulu assault at Holkrantz South-Africa

Event
1902

Max Ophls, Saarland, dir/writer (Letters From an Unknown Woman)

Birth
1902

Walter Dawson, British Air Chief marshall

Birth
1902

British SS Camorta sinks off Rangoon; 739 die

Event
1902

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place" (BG)

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