On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1861

Historical Events

  • Riot occurs between prosecessionist & Union supporters in Knoxville TN

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRabindranath Tagore

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


1861 Highlights

About May 7, 1861

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus