On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1835

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Volume One of Thomas Carlyle's famous work "The French Revolution: A History" is accidentally burnt by a maid using it as fire starter before its publication. Carlyle re-writes it.

Historian and Essayist Thomas Carlyle
Historian and Essayist
Thomas Carlyle

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Ewing, American attorney and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Lancaster, Ohio (d. 1883)
  • Ludwik Grossman, Polish composer (Duch Wojewody - The Ghost of Voyvode), born in Tureck, Poland (d. 1915)