On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1865

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Opening of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, the founding member of the HSBC Group.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, & Abandoned Lands established by Abraham Lincoln to help destitute free blacks

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer