On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1865

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Deaths

  • David Herold, Lincoln conspirator (b. 1842)
  • Lewis Paine, Lincoln conspirator (b. 1844)
  • Lewis Thornton Powell, would-be assassin of Secretary of State William H. Seward, dies at 21
  • Mary Surratt, & 3 other Lincoln conspirators, hanged