On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1861

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Victoria announces Britain's position of neutrality

Queen of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Queen Victoria
  • 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? 159 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus