On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1865

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • At Galveston, Kirby-Smith surrenders Trans-Mississippi Dept

Famous Birthdays

  • George Lohmann, England cricket medium pace bowler (18 Tests, 112 wickets @ 10.75), born in Kensington, England (d. 1901)

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Elias Feisser, Dutch theologist and founder of 1st Dutch baptist church, dies at 59
  • Ner Alexander Middleswarth, American politician, dies at 81