On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1861

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)
1861 Highlights

About May 6, 1861

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus