On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1861

Historical Events

  • Florida troops seize Federal arsenal at Apalachicola
  • NYC mayor proposes NY become a free city, trading with North and South

Famous Birthdays

  • George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1940)
1861 Highlights

About January 6, 1861

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn