On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1862

Historical Events

  • Siege of Yorktown, fought in York County and Newport News, Virginia ends (Yorktown campaign), inconclusive result (US Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Ganne, French composer, born in Buxières-les-Mines (d. 1923)
1862 Highlights

About April 5, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries