May 6, 1861 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Arkansas & Tennessee becomes 9th & 10th states to secede from US

Birthdays in History

  • Motilal Nehru, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1931)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Rabindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer (Nobel 1913), born in Calcutta (d. 1941)