On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1865

Historical Events

  • Battle of Wilmington, NC (Fort Anderson) occupied by Federals
  • Tennessee adopts a new constitution abolishing slavery

Famous Birthdays

  • Otto Modersohn, German painter
1865 Highlights

About February 22, 1865

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces