January 16, 1865 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Drunken sailor attacks munitions at Ft Fisher NC, 40 die
  • General William Sherman issues Field Order #15 (land for blacks)
  • San Francisco Dramatic Chronicle starts

Weddings in History

  • Confederate Brigadier-General John Pegram marries Hetty Cary (US Civil War)

Deaths in History

  • Edmond Fran├žois Valentin About, French writer (Le Roi des montagnes), dies at 56