What Happened on August 15, 1863

Historical Events

  • Submarine "HL Hunley" arrives in Charleston on railroad cars
  • The Anglo-Satsuma War begins between the Satsuma Domain of Japan and the United Kingdom (Traditional Japanese date: July 2, 1863).

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Krylov, Russian engineer and mathematician, born in Alatyrsky District, Russia (d. 1945)
1863 Highlights

About August 15, 1863

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo