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March 2, 1862 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in History

  • Boris Borisovich Galitzine, Russian physicist (d. 1916)
  • John Jay Chapman, US advocate, poet, and writer (Learning & Other Essays)

Deaths in History

  • Frederick West Lander, American Union brigadier general and poet, dies at 40
1862 in History