On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1863

Historical Events

  • Battle of Murfreesboro (Stone's River) ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucia Zarate, became lightest known adult human (2.1 kg at 17)

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Weightman Hanson, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies in Battle of Murfreesboro at 35
1863 Highlights

About January 2, 1863

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn