On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1865

Historical Events

  • -24] Victory parade in Washington, D.C. (Grand Review)
  • Flag flown at full mast over White House for the first time since Lincoln was shot

Famous Birthdays

  • Epitácio Pessoa, 11th President of Brazil (Minas Gerais Republican: 1919-22), born in Umbuzeiro, Paraíba, Empire of Brazil (d. 1942)
1865 Highlights

About May 23, 1865

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini