On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1862

Historical Events

  • American Confederate Congress approves conscription act for all white males (18-35 years)
  • Slavery abolished in District of Columbia
1862 Highlights

About April 16, 1862

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries