On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1863

Historical Events

  • Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi - bloodiest action of Vicksburg Campaign

Famous Deaths

  • Lloyd Tilghman, Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 47
1863 Highlights

About May 16, 1863

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus