On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1862

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Borisovich Galitzine, Russian physicist (d. 1916)
  • John Jay Chapman, US advocate, poet, and writer (Learning & Other Essays)

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? 159 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces