On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1865

Historical Events

  • One-time Methodist Reform Church minister William Booth and his wife Catherine found the Salvation Army (Army of the Salvation) as the East London Christian Mission

Famous Birthdays

  • Lily Braun, German feminist and socialist writer (Im Schatten Titanen), born in Halberstadt, Saxony, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1916)
1865 Highlights

About July 2, 1865

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer