On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1865

Historical Events

  • Battle of Columbus & West Point, Georgia (Ft Tyler), Union forces win one of the last battles of the US Civil War

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Chauvel, Australian Imperial Force senior officer, born in Tabulam, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1945)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert C. Tyler, US Confederate brigadier general, dies during the Battle of West Point, at 32
1865 Highlights

About April 16, 1865

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries