On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1861

Historical Events

Historic Event

Queen Victoria announces Britain's position of neutrality

  • The Great Comet of 1861 is discovered by John Tebbutt of Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
1861 Highlights

About May 13, 1861

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus