April 26, 1865 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro)
  • Battle of Ft Tobacco, VA
  • Confederate Gen J E Johnston surrenders Army of Tenn, at Durham NC

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

John Wilkes Booth, assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green VA at 27