On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of Farmington, Mississippi
  • Battle of Fort Pickens, Florida, Pensacola evacuated by Confederates
  • US Naval Academy relocated from Annapolis Maryland to Newport, Rhode Island
1862 Highlights

About May 9, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus