What Happened on June 6, 1816

Historical Events

Eruption of Mount Tambora

10" of snowfall in New England, part of a "year without a summer" which followed the eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia

Famous Deaths

  • Christiane Vulpius, German lover then wife of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, dies at 51
1816 Highlights

About June 6, 1816

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 206 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini