On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1860

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar L Helfrich, Dutch governor (Curacao)
  • Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch foreign minister (1908-13)

Famous Deaths

  • Stephen Elvey, English composer, dies at 55
1860 Highlights

About October 6, 1860

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 161 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra