What Happened on November 6, 1861

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as US Confederate President

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

James Naismith, Canadian physical educator and inventor (basketball, football helmet), born in Almonte, Ontario (d. 1939)

Basketball Inventor James Naismith
Basketball Inventor
James Naismith