On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1856

Historical Events

  • 500 Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa, and head west for Salt Lake City, Utah, carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts
1856 Highlights

About June 9, 1856

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 165 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini