On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1865

Historical Events

  • 13th amendment approved (National Freedom Day)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Sherman's march through South Carolina begins

  • JS Rock, 1st African American lawyer to practise in US Supreme Court, admitted to bar
1865 Highlights

About February 1, 1865

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius