On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1853

Historical Events


Conference meetingConference of Interest

National Black convention meets in Rochester NY, ex-slave Frederick Douglass attends

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Abolitionist
Frederick Douglass
  • William Wells Brown publishes "Clotel", 1st novel by an African American
1853 Highlights

About July 6, 1853

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer