On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1863

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

-5/1] Battle of Snyder's Bluff, Virginia (part of the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War): General Sherman beaten by Confederate forces

Victory in Battle

Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia: In a major victory General Robert E. Lee's troops defeat larger Army of the Potomac under Major General Joseph Hooker, Stonewall Jackson is fatally wounded

  • Mexican forces attacked the French Foreign Legion in Hacienda Camarón, Mexico.
1863 Highlights

About April 30, 1863

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus