April 23, 1861 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

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