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Historical Events In 1863

Tuesday, 27 September 2022

Feb 23   Franz von Stuck, German painter (Der Krieg) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1863 arizona is organized as a U.S. territory.  

Feb 24   In the year 1863 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 in the year 1863.  

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

Feb 28   On this day in history confederate raider "Nashville" sinks near Fort McAllister GA  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Congress authorizes track width of 4'8" for Union Pacific RR to be called the "Standard gauge " on this day in history.  

Mar 03   1st US wartime military conscription bill enacted in the year 1863.  

Mar 03   Abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences on this day in history.  

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

Mar 03   On this day in history federal ironclad ships bomb Fort McAllister Georgia  

Mar 03   In the year 1863 free city delivery of mail was authorized by the U.S. Postal Service.  

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

Mar 03   Idaho Territory forms on this day in history.  

Mar 03   US wartime military conscription bill enacted on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history battle of Thompson's Station, Tennessee  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1863 territory of Idaho established  

Mar 11   On this day in history andrew Stoddart, cricketer (My Dear Victorious Stod)  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history adolf A Wolfschoon, Curacao, poet  

Mar 14   In the year 1863 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) in the year 1863.  

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

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

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 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   In the year 1863 ernesto Nazareth, composer  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1863

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Aleko Konstantinov, Bulgarian writer (To Chicago & Back) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1863 birth of vivekananda, Calcutta, Hindu religious leader/reformer  

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   In the year 1863 birth of wilhelm Marx, premier (Prussia)  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of david Lloyd George, (L-PM-Britain, 1916-22)  

Famous Deaths In 1863

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1863 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 in the year 1863.  

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

Mar 21   In the year 1863 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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