Historical Events in September 1865

  • Sep 3 Army commander in SC orders Freedmen's Bureau to stop seizing land
  • Sep 14 British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Scotsman Andrew Strath wins his first title; beats 2-time champion Willie Park Sr. by 2 strokes
  • Sep 19 Atlanta University founded
  • Sep 27 James Cooke walks tightrope 150 yards from Cliff House to Seal Rocks, San Francisco