What Happened on May 23, 1862

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Valley Campaign: Stonewall Jackson takes Fort Royal, Virginia

Famous Birthdays

  • William "Dummy" Hoy, American baseball outfielder (most accomplished deaf player in MLB history; NL stolen base leader 1888; Washington Senators, Cincinnati Reds), born in Houcktown, Ohio (d. 1961)
Born in 1862
1862 Highlights

About May 23, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini