On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1862

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Abraham Lincoln issues preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, threatening to free all enslaved people in the rebel southern states if those states fail to re-join the Union by January 1, 1863 [1]

1862 Highlights

About September 22, 1862

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo