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Historical Events In 1865

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Apr 01   In the year 1865 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   In the year 1865 battle of 5 Forks, signalling end of Lee's army  

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

Apr 02   Ambrose P Hill confederate general, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Ambrose Powell Hill, Confederate general, killed in action at 39 in the year 1865.  

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

Apr 02   In the year 1865 cSA Pres Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, VA  

Apr 02   On this day in history gen A.P. Hill is killed by a Federal Picket  

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) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   On this day in history battle of Farmville VA  

Apr 08   Battle of 5 Forks, signalling end of Lee's army on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 09   In the year 1865 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 in the year 1865.  

Apr 09   In the year 1865 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   In the year 1865 at Appomattox, Gen Lee issues Gen Order #9, his last  

Apr 11   On this day in history battle of Mobile, AL  

Apr 13   Battle of Raleigh, NC in the year 1865.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1865.  

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   Gen Sir Charles Fergusson, Governor-General of New Zealand (d. 1951) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1865 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   On this day in history jozef Lies, Flemish painter, dies at 43  

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   On this day in history death of pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French philosopher and anarchist (b. 1809)  

Feb 06   John Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33 in the year 1865.  

Feb 07   John Henry Winder, US Confederate brig-gen/provost marshal, dies at 64 in the year 1865.  

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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