What Happened on June 2, 1863

Historical Events

Tubman Frees Slaves

Harriet Tubman leads Union guerrillas into Maryland, freeing slaves

Famous Birthdays

  • (Paul) Felix Weingartner, Austrian pianist, conductor (Vienna Philharmonic, 1907-27; first to record all nine of Beethoven's symphonies), and composer (Die Dorfschule), born in Zara, Dalmatia, Austria-Hungary (now Zadar, Croatia) (d. 1942)
Born in 1863
1863 Highlights

About June 2, 1863

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 160 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini