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)
  • Victor Horta, Belgium architect, founder of Art Nouveau movement (Hôtel Tassel), born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1947)
Born in 1861

About January 6, 1861

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn