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Historical Events In 1863

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Feb 23   In the year 1863 franz von Stuck, German painter (Der Krieg)  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history arizona Territory created  

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

Feb 25   On this day in history congress creates national banking system, comptroller of currency  

Feb 26   Lincoln signs National Currency Act on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 02   On this day in history congress authorizes track width of 4'8½" for Union Pacific RR  

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   In the year 1863 abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences  

Mar 03   On this day in history congress authorizes a US mint at Carson City NV  

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

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

Mar 03   In the year 1863 gold certificates (currency) authorized by Congress  

Mar 03   Idaho Territory forms on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history uS wartime military conscription bill enacted  

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

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

Mar 04   In the year 1863 territory of Idaho established  

Mar 11   Andrew Stoddart, cricketer (My Dear Victorious Stod) in the year 1863.  

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

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

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   In the year 1863 battle of Kelly's Ford, VA (211 casualities)  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 20   In the year 1863 ernesto Nazareth, composer  

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

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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 in the year 1863.  

Jan 01   In the year 1863 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1863 birth of adolph Goldschmidt, German historian  

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   Roger Weightman Hanson, Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 35 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73 in the year 1863.  

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

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

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

Mar 28   In the year 1863 james Cooper, US attorney/senator/Union-brig-general, dies at 52  

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