On This Day

March 25, 1865 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Battle of Bluff Spring, Florida
  • Battle of Mobile, Alabama (Spanish Fort, Fort Morgan, Fort Blakely)
  • Battle of Petersburg: In an unsuccessful counter attack, Confederate forces attack Fort Stedman
  • SS General Lyon at Cape Hatteras catches fire & sinks, killing 400

Birthdays in History

  • Pierre Weiss, Mulhouse, French physicist (theory of ferromagnetism)