April 9, 1865 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Confederate General Robert E Lee and 26,765 troops surrender at Appomattox Court House to US Lieutenant General Ulysses S Grant (US Civil War)

Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Robert E. Lee

Birthdays in History

  • Charles Proteus Steinmetz, German experiment with AC electricity
  • Erich Ludendorff, general (Germany)

Deaths in History

  • Thomas Alfred Smyth, Irish/US Union general-major, dies at 32