What Happened on October 6, 1861

Historical Events

  • Naval Engagement at Charleston, South Carolina, USS Flag vs BR Alert
  • Revolt of Russian student shuts down university of Petersburg

Famous Deaths

  • Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84

About October 6, 1861

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra