On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1853

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Franklin Pierce, the President-elect of the United States at the time, and his family are involved in a train wreck in Massachusetts

14th US President Franklin Pierce
14th US President
Franklin Pierce

1853 Highlights

About January 6, 1853

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn