On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1865

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

1865 Highlights

About July 13, 1865

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 155 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer