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Historical Events In 1865

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Apr 14   John Wilkes Booth shoots Abraham Lincoln in the year 1865.  

Apr 14   On this day in history mobile, Alabama is captured  

Apr 14   In the year 1865 pres Abraham Lincoln shot in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth  

Apr 15   Otto von Bismarck elevated to earl in the year 1865.  

Apr 15   In the year 1865 the American president Abraham Lincoln is assassinated while watching a play  

Apr 16   Battle of Columbus & West Point, GA (Ft Tyler) on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Robert C Tyler, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Mary Surratt is arrested as a conspirator in Lincoln's assassination on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Confederate Gen Johnson surrendered to Gen Sherman in North Carolina on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Chicago's Crosby Opera House opens on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Safety matches were first advertised this day in the year 1865.  

Apr 21   Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington in the year 1865.  

Apr 22   On this day in history francis Washburn, US Union colonel/gen major, dies of injuries  

Apr 23   James Dearing, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 24 in the year 1865.  

Apr 24   Fire alarm & police telegraph system put into operation (SF) on this day in history.  

Apr 26   A De Gasparis discovers asteroid #83 Beatrix in the year 1865.  

Apr 26   On this day in history battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro)  

Apr 26   Charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Gen Joseph E Johnston surrenders the Army of Tennessee, at Durham, NC in the year 1865.  

Apr 26   John Wilkes Booth assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green, VA on this day in history.  

Apr 27   1,450 paroled Union POWs killed when steamer "Sultana" blows up on this day in history.  

Apr 27   In the year 1865 body of John Wilkes Booth brought to Washington Navy Yard.  

Apr 27   In the year 1865 cornell University (Ithaca NY) is chartered  

Apr 27   Emile Erens, Dutch Hagiographer (Pastor of Ars) in the year 1865.  

Apr 27   Steamboat "Sultana" explodes in Mississippi River, kills up to 2,000 on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "L'Africaine," premieres in Paris in the year 1865.  

Apr 30   In the year 1865 -5/1] Gen Shermans "Haines's Bluff" at Snyder's Mill, Virginia  

May 02   Pres Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis in the year 1865.  

May 02   President Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis on this day in history.  

May 04   Battle of Citronville AL; Richard Taylor surrenders in the year 1865.  

May 04   On this day in history battle of Citronville, AL; Richard Taylor surrenders  

May 04   Battle of Mobile AL in the year 1865.  

May 05   In the year 1865 1st US train robbery (North Bend Ohio)  

May 05   On this day in history felicjan Szopski, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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