On This Day

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, civil rights activist
1863 Highlights

About September 23, 1863

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra