What Happened on April 6, 1866

Historical Events

  • Grand Army of the Republic forms in Decatur, Illinois, by Dr. Benjamin F. Stephenson

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Lincoln Steffens, American muckraker and investigative journalist (Shame of the Cities), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1936)
Born in 1866
1866 Highlights

About April 6, 1866

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries