On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1831

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edgar Allan Poe removed from West Point military academy

  • Vincenzo Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula" premieres in Milan

Famous Birthdays

  • Friedrich C K von Bodelschwingh, German theologist (Home Mission)
  • Philip Henry Sheridan, Major General (Union Army), born in Albany, New York