On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1865

Historical Events

  • -9] Battle at Blakely Alabama

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

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

Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Robert E. Lee

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Zsigmondy, German chemist (Nobel-1925)

Famous Deaths

  • Giuditta Pasta, Italian soprano, dies at 67
1865 Highlights

About April 1, 1865

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries