August 5th, 1861

American Civil War: In order to help pay for the war effort, the United States government issues the first income tax as part of the Revenue Act of 1861 (3% of all incomes over US $800; rescinded in 1872). event on August 05, 1861.

Read about file extension history in file extension history DB.

Events around August 05, 1861

August 6th, 1861BirthEdith Roosevelt, American First Lady of the United States (died in 1948)

Copyright © www.inhistorytoday.com.