On This Day

August 15, 1863 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Submarine "HL Hunley" arrives in Charleston on railroad cars
  • The Anglo-Satsuma War begins between the Satsuma Domain of Japan and the United Kingdom (Traditional Japanese date: July 2, 1863).

Birthdays in History

  • Alexei Krylov, Russian engineer and mathematician, born in Alatyrsky District, Russia (d. 1945)