On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1863

Historical Events

  • 1st military draft by US (exemptions cost $100)

Historic Event

Orders barring Jews from serving under US General Ulysses S. Grant are revoked

1863 Highlights

About July 7, 1863

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer