On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1865

Historical Events

Historic Event

One-time Methodist Reform Church minister William Booth and his wife Catherine found the East London Christian Mission, now known as the Salvation Army

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? 156 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer