On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1849

Day of the Week: Thursday

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)