On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1861

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Abraham Lincoln declared US President in Washington, D.C.

  • Colonel Bernard Irwin attacks & defeats hostile Chiricahua Indians
  • First military action to result in Congressional Medal of Honor, Arizona

Famous Birthdays

  • Uchimura Kanzo, religious writer (How I Became a Christian), born in Tokyo, Japan
1861 Highlights

About February 13, 1861

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius