What Happened on March 2, 1862

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Borisovich Galitzine, Russian physicist (d. 1916)
  • John Jay Chapman, American poet, and writer (Learning & Other Essays), born in New York City (d. 1933)
Born in 1862

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick West Lander, American Union brigadier general and poet, dies at 40
1862 Highlights

About March 2, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces