On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1863

Historical Events

  • Battle of Thompson's Station, TN
  • Territory of Idaho established

Famous Birthdays

  • John Henry Wigmore, American jurist and expert in the law of evidence (d. 1943)
  • Reginald Innes Pocock, British zoologist (d. 1947)
1863 Highlights

About March 4, 1863

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces