On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1865

Historical Events

  • 13th Amendment of the United States Constitution is ratified, abolishing slavery

Famous Deaths

  • Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (Arreglito), dies at 56
1865 Highlights

About December 6, 1865

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 156 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius