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What Happened on May 6, 1812

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Delany, African-American abolitionist and physician (1st African American major in US Army), born in Charles Town, Virginia (d. 1885)
1812 Highlights

About May 6, 1812

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus