What Happened on May 6, 1861

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Arkansas & Tennessee becomes 9th & 10th states to secede from US

Famous Birthdays

  • Motilal Nehru, Indian lawyer and freedom fighter, born in Agra, British India (d. 1931)

Person of interestRabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher, poet, writer (Nobel Prize for Literature 1913), born in Calcutta, British India (d. 1941)