What Happened on April 25, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Capture of New Orleans LA by the Union under Flag Officer Farragut

US Civil War Admiral David Farragut
US Civil War Admiral
David Farragut

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55