On This Day

March 21, 1863 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Naval Engagement at Havana, Cuba: USS Henrick Hudson vs Confederate blokcade runner Wild Pigeon

Birthdays in History

  • George Owen Squier, American inventor and Major General in U.S. Signal Corp (d. 1934)

Deaths in History

  • Edwin Vose Sumner, US Union-general-major (Fair Oaks), dies at 66
1863 in History