On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1626

Historical Events

  • Dutch colonist Peter Minuit organizes the purchase of Manhattan Island from Native Americans for 60 guilders worth of goods, believed to have been Canarsee Indians of the Lenape
1626 Highlights

About May 6, 1626

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 396 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus