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Historical Events In 1863

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Feb 24   Arizona is organized as a U.S. territory in the year 1863.  

Feb 24   On this day in history arizona Territory created  

Feb 24   On this day in history forrest's raid on Brentwood TN  

Feb 25   Congress creates national banking system, comptroller of currency on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Lincoln signs National Currency Act in the year 1863.  

Feb 28   Confederate raider "Nashville" sinks near Fort McAllister GA in the year 1863.  

Feb 28   In the year 1863 confederate raider "Nashville" sinks near Fort McAllister Georgia  

Mar 02   Congress authorizes track width of 4'8½" for Union Pacific RR in the year 1863.  

Mar 02   In the year 1863 congress authorizes track width of 4'8" for Union Pacific RR to be called the "Standard gauge "  

Mar 03   On this day in history 1st US wartime military conscription bill enacted  

Mar 03   On this day in history abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences  

Mar 03   Congress authorizes a US mint at Carson City NV on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Federal ironclad ships bomb Fort McAllister Georgia in the year 1863.  

Mar 03   Free city delivery of mail was authorized by the U.S. Postal Service on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Gold certificates (currency) authorized by Congress in the year 1863.  

Mar 03   In the year 1863 idaho Territory forms  

Mar 03   In the year 1863 uS wartime military conscription bill enacted  

Mar 04   In the year 1863 battle of Thompson's Station, Tennessee  

Mar 04   Battle of Thompson's Station, TN in the year 1863.  

Mar 04   Territory of Idaho established in the year 1863.  

Mar 11   In the year 1863 andrew Stoddart, cricketer (My Dear Victorious Stod)  

Mar 11   On this day in history free city delivery of mail was authorized by the U.S. Postal Service.  

Mar 12   Adolf A Wolfschoon, Curacao, poet in the year 1863.  

Mar 14   RADM Farragut's squadron of 7 ships forces way up Mississippi River to support Union troops at Vicksburg and Baton Rouge on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Battle of Kelly's Ford, VA (211 casualities) in the year 1863.  

Mar 17   Battle of Kelly's Ford, Virginia (211 casualities) in the year 1863.  

Mar 17   John Pelham, US Confederate artillery major, dies in battle at 24 on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1863 the SS Georgiana, said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is destroyed on her maiden voyage with a cargo of munitions, medicines and merchandise then valued at over $1,000,000. The wreck was discovered on the same day and month, exactly 102 years later by then teenage diver and pioneer underwater archaeologist E. Lee Spence.  

Mar 20   Battle of Pensacola FL evacuated by Federals on this day in history.  

Mar 20   In the year 1863 battle of Pensacola FL -evacuated by Federals  

Mar 20   Battle of Pensacola FL: evacuated by Federals in the year 1863.  

Mar 20   On this day in history ernesto Nazareth, composer  

Mar 21   Edwin Vose Sumner, US Union-general-major (Fair Oaks), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1863 hugo Kaun, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1863

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1863 birth of aleko Konstantinov, Bulgarian writer (To Chicago & Back)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of pierre de Coubertin, France, baron (revived Olympic games)  

Jan 02   Lucia Zarate, became lightest known adult human (2.1 kg at 17) was born in the year 1863.  

Jan 12   Vivekananda, Calcutta, Hindu religious leader/reformer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Pieter Oosterlee, Dutch educator was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Adolph Goldschmidt, German historian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Marx, premier (Prussia)  

Jan 17   In the year 1863 birth of david Lloyd George, (L-PM-Britain, 1916-22)  

Famous Deaths In 1863

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1863 roger Weightman Hanson, Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 35  

Jan 09   Ferdinand Huber, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1863.  

Jan 10   Lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73 in the year 1863.  

Mar 11   On this day in history death of sir James Outram, 1st Baronet, English general (b. 1803)  

Mar 17   On this day in history john Pelham, US Confederate artillery major, dies in battle at 24  

Mar 21   On this day in history edwin Vose Sumner, US Union-general-major (Fair Oaks), dies at 66  

Mar 28   On this day in history james Cooper, US attorney/senator/Union-brig-general, dies at 52  

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