What Happened on April 1, 1865

Historical Events

  • -9] Battle at Blakely Alabama

Victory in Battle

Battle of 5 Forks Virginia: Union forces defeat Confederates and capture important railway supply line for General Robert E. Lee's army

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Austrian-born chemist (1925 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for work colloids), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1929) [1]
Born in 1865

Famous Deaths

  • Giuditta Pasta, Italian soprano, dies at 67

About April 1, 1865

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 158 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries