On This Day

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, muckraker/journalist (Shame of the Cities)
1866 Highlights

About April 6, 1866

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries