What Happened on April 23, 1861

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Arkansas troops seize Ft Smith

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert E. Lee named commander of Virginia Confederate forces (US Civil War)

Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Robert E. Lee

Famous Birthdays

  • Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal