On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1863

Historical Events

  • Battle of Franklin's Crossing, Virginia (Deep Run)
  • CSS Alabama captures "Talisman" in the Mid Atlantic

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Somervell, English composer, born in Windermere, Westmorland (d. 1937)
1863 Highlights

About June 5, 1863

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini