On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1865

Historical Events

  • American Civil War: CSS Shenandoah is the last Confederate combat unit to surrender after circumnavigating the globe, on its cruise that sank or captured 37 vessels
  • Maastricht-Venlo railway opens in Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Thérèse Wartel, French pianist and composer, dies at 51
1865 Highlights

About November 6, 1865

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 154 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio