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Historical Events In 1863

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

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

Feb 24   On this day in history arizona is organized as a U.S. territory.  

Feb 24   Arizona Territory created on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1863 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   On this day in history 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 " in the year 1863.  

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

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 in the year 1863.  

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

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

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

Mar 14   RADM Farragut's squadron of 7 ships forces way up Mississippi River to support Union troops at Vicksburg and Baton Rouge in the year 1863.  

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   John Pelham, US Confederate artillery major, dies in battle at 24 in the year 1863.  

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

Mar 20   In the year 1863 ernesto Nazareth, composer  

Mar 21   In the year 1863 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Pierre de Coubertin, France, baron (revived Olympic games) was born in the year 1863.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1863 birth of pieter Oosterlee, Dutch educator  

Jan 15   Adolph Goldschmidt, German historian was born in the year 1863.  

Jan 15   Wilhelm Marx, premier (Prussia) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 28   James Cooper, US attorney/senator/Union-brig-general, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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