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Historical Events In 1865

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Apr 01   On this day in history baie du Ha! Ha! Quebec, the first Canadian April Fools' Day on record celebrated by British troops and Canadian militia at Fort Poisson d'Avril.  

Apr 01   Battle of 5 Forks, signalling end of Lee's army on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history richard Zsigmondy, Germany, chemist (Nobel-1925)  

Apr 02   In the year 1865 ambrose P Hill confederate general, dies at 39  

Apr 02   On this day in history ambrose Powell Hill, Confederate general, killed in action at 39  

Apr 02   Battle of Petersburg, VA (Ft Gregg, Sutherland's Station) in the year 1865.  

Apr 02   On this day in history cSA Pres Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, VA  

Apr 02   Gen A.P. Hill is killed by a Federal Picket in the year 1865.  

Apr 02   On this day in history lee's line is broken at Petersberg  

Apr 02   On this day in history richard Cobden founder Anti-Corn-Law League, dies at 60  

Apr 03   In the year 1865 battle at Namozine Church VA (Appomattox Campaign)  

Apr 03   Battle at Namozine Church, Virginia (Appomattox Campaign) in the year 1865.  

Apr 03   In the year 1865 union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond VA & Petersburg VA  

Apr 04   Lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse in the year 1865.  

Apr 05   Battle at Amelia Springs/Jetersville VA (Appomattox Campaign) in the year 1865.  

Apr 06   Battle of Sayler's Creek, 1/3rd of Lee's army cut off in the year 1865.  

Apr 06   John Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36 in the year 1865.  

Apr 07   Battle of Farmville VA in the year 1865.  

Apr 08   Battle of 5 Forks, signalling end of Lee's army in the year 1865.  

Apr 08   On this day in history john Park, composer, dies at 61  

Apr 09   In the year 1865 charles Proteus Steinmetz, Germany, experiment with AC electricity  

Apr 09   On this day in history federals capture Ft Blakely, Alabama  

Apr 09   In the year 1865 general Robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender at Appomattox Court House in Virginia to US Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant  

Apr 09   In the year 1865 lee's retreat cut off near Appomattox Court House  

Apr 09   Robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender to US Grant at Appomattox on this day in history.  

Apr 09   The American Civil War ends with the surrender of the Confederate forces on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history thomas Alfred Smyth, Irish/US Union general-major, dies at 32  

Apr 10   In the year 1865 at Appomattox, Gen Lee issues Gen Order #9, his last  

Apr 11   Battle of Mobile, AL in the year 1865.  

Apr 13   Battle of Raleigh, NC on this day in history.  

Apr 13   Heinrich Reinhardt, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 13   In the year 1865 sherman's march through Georgia begins  

Apr 13   Sherman's march through Georgia begins Southerners start promising that the South will rise again in the year 1865.  

Apr 14   In the year 1865 john Wiles Booth murders president Lincoln "But apart from that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the play?"  

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Famous Birthdays In 1865

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of giuseppe Ferrata, composer  

Jan 03   Henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (d. 1936) was born in the year 1865.  

Jan 05   Julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer (d. 1920) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Mary Ingalls, sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1928) was born in the year 1865.  

Jan 13   In the year 1865 birth of princess Marie of Orléans (d. 1908)  

Jan 17   Gen Sir Charles Fergusson, Governor-General of New Zealand (d. 1951) was born in the year 1865.  

Jan 20   Friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck was born in the year 1865.  

Jan 22   Friedrich Paschen, German physicist was born in the year 1865.  

Famous Deaths In 1865

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Jozef Lies, Flemish painter, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Aimé, duc de Clermont-Tonnerre, French general (b. 1779) died in the year 1865.  

Jan 16   In the year 1865 death of edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828)  

Jan 19   In the year 1865 death of pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French philosopher and anarchist (b. 1809)  

Feb 06   On this day in history john Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33  

Feb 07   John Henry Winder, US Confederate brig-gen/provost marshal, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1865 death of heinrich Lenz, German physicist (b. 1804)  

Feb 15   In the year 1865 nicholas Wiseman, 1st Archbishop of Westminster (1850-65), dies  

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