On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1865

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Winkler, Russian composer, born in Kharkiv (d. 1935)
1865 Highlights

About March 3, 1865

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces