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Historical Events In 1865

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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   Richard Zsigmondy, Germany, chemist (Nobel-1925) in the year 1865.  

Apr 02   Ambrose P Hill confederate general, dies at 39 in the year 1865.  

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

Apr 02   In the year 1865 battle of Petersburg, VA (Ft Gregg, Sutherland's Station)  

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

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

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

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

Apr 03   Union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond VA & Petersburg VA in the year 1865.  

Apr 04   On this day in history lee's army arrives at Amelia Courthouse  

Apr 05   Battle at Amelia Springs/Jetersville VA (Appomattox Campaign) on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history battle of Sayler's Creek, 1/3rd of Lee's army cut off  

Apr 06   On this day in history john Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36  

Apr 07   In the year 1865 battle of Farmville VA  

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

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   On this day in history federals capture Ft Blakely, Alabama  

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

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   On this day in history at Appomattox, Gen Lee issues Gen Order #9, his last  

Apr 11   In the year 1865 battle of Mobile, AL  

Apr 13   In the year 1865 battle of Raleigh, NC  

Apr 13   In the year 1865 heinrich Reinhardt, composer  

Apr 13   On this day in history 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   John Wiles Booth murders president Lincoln "But apart from that, Mrs Lincoln, how was the play?" in the year 1865.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1865

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1865 birth of giuseppe Ferrata, composer  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (d. 1936)  

Jan 05   Julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer (d. 1920) was born in the year 1865.  

Jan 10   In the year 1865 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   In the year 1865 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   On this day in history death of edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828)  

Jan 19   Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French philosopher and anarchist (b. 1809) died on this day in history.  

Feb 06   John Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history nicholas Wiseman, 1st Archbishop of Westminster (1850-65), dies  

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