On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1862

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Abraham Lincoln orders hanging of 39 Santee Sioux Indians

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln

1862 Highlights

About December 6, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius