May 6, 1861 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Arkansas & Tennessee becomes 9th & 10th states to secede from US

Birthdays in History

  • Motilal Nehru, Indian lawyer and freedom fighter, born in Agra, British India (d. 1931)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Rabindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher, poet, writer (Nobel Prize for Literature 1913), born in Calcutta, British India (d. 1941)