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Historical Events In 1863

Saturday, 14 December 2019

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

Feb 24   In the year 1863 arizona Territory created  

Feb 24   Forrest's raid on Brentwood TN in the year 1863.  

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

Feb 26   In the year 1863 lincoln signs National Currency Act  

Feb 28   Confederate raider "Nashville" sinks near Fort McAllister GA on this day in history.  

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

Mar 02   In the year 1863 congress authorizes track width of 4'8½" for Union Pacific RR  

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   In the year 1863 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 in the year 1863.  

Mar 03   Federal ironclad ships bomb Fort McAllister Georgia on this day in history.  

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

Mar 03   On this day in history gold certificates (currency) authorized by Congress  

Mar 03   Idaho Territory forms on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   Battle of Thompson's Station, Tennessee on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1863 territory of Idaho established  

Mar 11   Andrew Stoddart, cricketer (My Dear Victorious Stod) on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Free city delivery of mail was authorized by the U.S. Postal Service in the year 1863.  

Mar 12   Adolf A Wolfschoon, Curacao, poet on this day in history.  

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

Mar 17   Battle of Kelly's Ford, VA (211 casualities) on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history battle of Kelly's Ford, Virginia (211 casualities)  

Mar 17   In the year 1863 john Pelham, US Confederate artillery major, dies in battle at 24  

Mar 19   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 in the year 1863.  

Mar 20   On this day in history battle of Pensacola FL evacuated by Federals  

Mar 20   On this day in history battle of Pensacola FL -evacuated by Federals  

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

Mar 20   Ernesto Nazareth, composer in the year 1863.  

Mar 21   In the year 1863 edwin Vose Sumner, US Union-general-major (Fair Oaks), dies at 66  

Mar 21   Hugo Kaun, composer in the year 1863.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1863

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1863 birth of lucia Zarate, became lightest known adult human (2.1 kg at 17)  

Jan 12   Vivekananda, Calcutta, Hindu religious leader/reformer was born in the year 1863.  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of pieter Oosterlee, Dutch educator  

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

Jan 15   Wilhelm Marx, premier (Prussia) was born in the year 1863.  

Jan 17   David Lloyd George, (L-PM-Britain, 1916-22) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1863 ferdinand Huber, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)  

Jan 17   In the year 1863 e J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73  

Mar 11   Sir James Outram, 1st Baronet, English general (b. 1803) died on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1863 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   In the year 1863 james Cooper, US attorney/senator/Union-brig-general, dies at 52  

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