On This Day

March 2, 1865 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • British newspaper "Morning Chronicle" begins publishing
  • Conferate General Early's army is defeated at the battle of Waynesboro, Virginia, during American Civil War
  • Freedman's Bureau founded for Black Education, 1865
  • Second Taranaki War: The Volkner Incident in New Zealand.

Deaths in History

  • Carl Sylvius V√∂lkner, German missionary to New Zealand (b. 1819)