On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1865

Historical Events

  • Battle of Bluff Spring, Florida
  • Battle of Mobile, Alabama (Spanish Fort, Fort Morgan, Fort Blakely)
  • Battle of Petersburg: In an unsuccessful counter attack, Confederate forces attack Fort Stedman
  • SS General Lyon at Cape Hatteras catches fire & sinks, killing 400

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Weiss, French physicist (theory of ferromagnetism), born in Mulhouse, France (d. 1940)
1865 Highlights

About March 25, 1865

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries