On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1849

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery in Maryland for the 2nd and final time

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman

Famous Birthdays

  • August von Mackensen, German field marshal, born in Haus Leipnitz, Kingdom of Prussia, German Confederation (d. 1945)
1849 Highlights

About December 6, 1849

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius