On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1862

Historical Events

Historic Event

Capture of New Orleans LA by the Union under Flag Officer Farragut

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon and Minister of Foreign Affairs, born in London (d. 1933)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55
1862 Highlights

About April 25, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus