What Happened on September 23, 1863

Historical Events

  • Confederate siege of Chattanooga begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandre Yersin, Swiss French bacteriologist (discovered bubonic plague bacillus), born in Aubonne, Switzerland (d. 1943)
  • Mary Church Terrell, American educator and civil rights activist (co-founder and President National Association of Colored Women), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1954)
Born in 1863
1863 Highlights

About September 23, 1863

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 160 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra