On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1832

Historical Events

  • 1st appearance of cholera in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • US ship destroys Sumatran village in retaliation for piracy

Famous Birthdays

  • John Brown Gordon, Major General (Confederate Army), born in Upson County, Georgia (d. 1904)
1832 Highlights

About February 6, 1832

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 188 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius