On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1862

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Romney Campaign: Stonewall Jackson moves north from Winchester

Confederate General Stonewall Jackson
Confederate General
Stonewall Jackson

Famous Birthdays

  • Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)
1862 Highlights

About January 3, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn