On This Day

What Happened on May 13, 1865

Historical Events

  • Battle of Palmito Ranch, near Brownsville, Texas: final engagement of the American Civil War, Private John Jefferson Williams of B Company, 34th Regiment Indiana Infantry is last man killed
1865 Highlights

About May 13, 1865

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus