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Historical Events In 1865

Thursday, 15 November 2018

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

Apr 01   In the year 1865 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   CSA Pres Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, VA in the year 1865.  

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 in the year 1865.  

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond VA & Petersburg VA on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 06   John Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Battle of Farmville VA on this day in history.  

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

Apr 08   John Park, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1865.  

Apr 09   Charles Proteus Steinmetz, Germany, experiment with AC electricity on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Federals capture Ft Blakely, Alabama on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1865.  

Apr 11   Battle of Mobile, AL on this day in history.  

Apr 13   In the year 1865 battle of Raleigh, NC  

Apr 13   On this day in history heinrich Reinhardt, composer  

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

Apr 13   On this day in history sherman's march through Georgia begins Southerners start promising that the South will rise again  

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   On this day in history birth of giuseppe Ferrata, composer  

Jan 03   Henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (d. 1936) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of friedrich Paschen, German physicist  

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

Jan 19   Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French philosopher and anarchist (b. 1809) died in the year 1865.  

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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