What Happened on March 8, 1865

Historical Events

  • 27th Grand National: Captain Henry Coventry wins aboard French outsider Alcibiade at 100/7
  • Battle of Kingston, North Carolina (Wilcox's ridge, Wise's Forks)

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick William Goudy, American printer and type designer, born in Bloomington, Illinois (d. 1947)
1865 Highlights

About March 8, 1865

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces