On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1865

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Horace Greeley, founder and editor of the "New-York Tribune" reputedly advises his readers to "Go west young man"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

P. T. Barnum's museum burns down

Circus Showman and Businessman P. T. Barnum
Circus Showman and Businessman
P. T. Barnum