On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1862

Historical Events

  • Union troops under Brigadier General Wright occupy Fernandina, Florida (US Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • Siegbert Tarrasch, German chess player (d. 1934)
1862 Highlights

About March 5, 1862

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces