On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Confederates surrender at Fort Pulaski, Georgia

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Evans Hughes, American statesman, Republican politician and 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41), born in Glens Falls, New York (d. 1948)
  • William W Campbell, American astronomer and Director of Lick Observatory, born in Hancock County, Ohio (d. 1938)