On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1863

Historical Events

  • Battle of Grand Coteau in Southwestern Louisiana in the American Civil War

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Murphy, New Zealand boxer (world featherweight champion 1890; first world champion in any class from NZ), born in Auckland, NZ (d. 1939)
  • Blanche Bingley-Hillyard, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1886, 89, 94, 97, 99-1900), born in Greenford, England (d. 1946)
  • Eugène Samuel-Holeman, Belgian composer, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1942)
1863 Highlights

About November 3, 1863

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 158 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio