On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1867

Historical Events

  • 1st Reconstruction act passed by US Congress

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jesse James' gang robs bank in Savannah Missouri, 1 killed

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James
  • US Congress abolishes peonage in New Mexico
  • US Congress creates the Department of Education

Famous Deaths

  • French-Andries Durlet, Belgian sculptor and architect, dies at 50
1867 Highlights

About March 2, 1867

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces