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