On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1862

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHenry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau, American writer/pacifist (Walden Pond), dies at 44

Naturalist/Pacifist Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist/Pacifist
Henry David Thoreau

1862 Highlights

About May 6, 1862

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus