On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1861

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Federal army (75,000 volunteers) mobilized by US President Abraham Lincoln (US Civil War)

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln

Famous Birthdays

  • Bliss Carman, Canadian poet, born in Fredericton, New Brunswick (d. 1929)