April 9, 1865 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Birthdays in History

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

Deaths in History

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