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Historical Events In 1865

Friday, 19 July 2019

Apr 01   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 in the year 1865.  

Apr 01   Battle of 5 Forks, signalling end of Lee's army in the year 1865.  

Apr 01   Richard Zsigmondy, Germany, chemist (Nobel-1925) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   Ambrose Powell Hill, Confederate general, killed in action at 39 on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Battle of Petersburg, VA (Ft Gregg, Sutherland's Station) on this day in history.  

Apr 02   CSA Pres Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, VA on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   Lee's line is broken at Petersberg on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Richard Cobden founder Anti-Corn-Law League, dies at 60 in the year 1865.  

Apr 03   On this day in history battle at Namozine Church VA (Appomattox Campaign)  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond VA & Petersburg VA  

Apr 04   In the year 1865 lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse  

Apr 05   On this day in history battle at Amelia Springs/Jetersville VA (Appomattox Campaign)  

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   In the year 1865 battle of Farmville VA  

Apr 08   In the year 1865 battle of 5 Forks, signalling end of Lee's army  

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

Apr 09   On this day in history charles Proteus Steinmetz, Germany, experiment with AC electricity  

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

Apr 09   General Robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender at Appomattox Court House in Virginia to US Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history lee's retreat cut off near Appomattox Court House  

Apr 09   In the year 1865 robert E Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender to US Grant at Appomattox  

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

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

Apr 10   At Appomattox, Gen Lee issues Gen Order #9, his last on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1865 battle of Mobile, AL  

Apr 13   On this day in history battle of Raleigh, NC  

Apr 13   In the year 1865 heinrich Reinhardt, composer  

Apr 13   Sherman's march through Georgia begins in the year 1865.  

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

Apr 14   John Wiles Booth murders president Lincoln "But apart from that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the play?" on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1865

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Giuseppe Ferrata, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1865 birth of henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (d. 1936)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer (d. 1920)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of mary Ingalls, sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1928)  

Jan 13   Princess Marie of Orléans (d. 1908) was born in the year 1865.  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of gen Sir Charles Fergusson, Governor-General of New Zealand (d. 1951)  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck  

Jan 22   Friedrich Paschen, German physicist was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1865

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Jozef Lies, Flemish painter, dies at 43 in the year 1865.  

Jan 08   Aimé, duc de Clermont-Tonnerre, French general (b. 1779) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828) died in the year 1865.  

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   On this day in history john Henry Winder, US Confederate brig-gen/provost marshal, dies at 64  

Feb 10   Heinrich Lenz, German physicist (b. 1804) died in the year 1865.  

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

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