On This Day

July 13, 1865 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Horace Greeley, founder and editor of the "New-York Tribune" reputedly advises his readers to "Go west young man"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

P. T. Barnum's museum burns down

Circus Showman and Businessman P. T. Barnum
Circus Showman and Businessman
P. T. Barnum