On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1861

Historical Events

  • American Civil War: Tennessee votes to secede from the Union
  • US Sanitary Commission is given executive approval
1861 Highlights

About June 8, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini