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.

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

About March 3, 1865

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces