Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Sunday, July 14, 2019.

Birthdays


1818 Nathaniel Lyon, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1861
1830 Richard Henry Jackson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1831 William Dwight, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1888
1858 Emmeline Pankhurst, England, found (Women's Social & Political Union)

Events


1861 Naval Engagement at Wilmington NC - USS Daylight establishes blockade
1861 Gen McDowell advances toward Fairfax Courthouse, VA with 40,000 troops
1863 Jews of Holstein Germany granted equality
1863 Battle of Falling Waters, MD (Beaver Creek)
1864 Gold is discovered in Helena, Mont
1865 Whymper, Hudson, Croz, Douglas & Hadow 1st to climb Matterhorn
1865 1st ascent of Matterhorn

That's all for today

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