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Historical Events In 1863

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

Feb 24   Arizona Territory created in the year 1863.  

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

Feb 25   In the year 1863 congress creates national banking system, comptroller of currency  

Feb 26   In the year 1863 lincoln signs National Currency Act  

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

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

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

Mar 03   In the year 1863 congress authorizes a US mint at Carson City NV  

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   Gold certificates (currency) authorized by Congress on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1863.  

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

Mar 04   Territory of Idaho established on this day in history.  

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

Mar 17   In the year 1863 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 on this day in history.  

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 battle of Pensacola FL: evacuated by Federals  

Mar 20   Ernesto Nazareth, composer in the year 1863.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history hugo Kaun, composer  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of vivekananda, Calcutta, Hindu religious leader/reformer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Ferdinand Huber, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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