On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1861

Historical Events

  • Battle of Port Royal, fought in Port Royal Sound, South Carolina begins, Union victory (US Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • Johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian and archaeologist, born in Dippach, Luxembourg (d. 1941)
1861 Highlights

About November 3, 1861

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 159 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio