On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1861

Historical Events

  • Battle of Hoke's Run, West Virginia - small Union victory

Famous Deaths

  • Petrus Augustus de GĂ©nestet, Dutch vicar and poet, dies at 31
1861 Highlights

About July 2, 1861

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer