What Happened on January 16, 1865

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Drunken sailor attacks munitions at Ft Fisher NC, 40 die
  • Gen Wm Sherman issues Field Order #15 (land for blacks)
  • SF Dramatic Chronicle started

Famous Weddings

  • Confederate soldier during US Civil War Brigadier General John Pegram marries Hetty Cary

Famous Deaths

  • Edmond Fran├žois Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828)