What Happened on May 31, 1861

Historical Events

  • General Beauregard is given command of Confederate Alexandria Line
  • Mint at New Orleans closes

Famous Birthdays

  • Emily Bissell, American welfare worker and founder of Christmas Seals, born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1948)
Born in 1861

About May 31, 1861

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 162 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini