On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1861

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as US Confederate President

Famous Birthdays

James Naismith

James Naismith, Canadian-American physical educator and inventor (basketball, football helmet), born in Almonte, Ontario (d. 1939)

1861 Highlights

About November 6, 1861

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 160 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio