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What Happened on May 2, 1865

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Andrew Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis
17th US President Andrew Johnson
17th US President
Andrew Johnson

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1865 Highlights

About May 2, 1865

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus