Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1830s  1840s  1850s  - 1860s -  1870s  1880s  1890s

Years: 1860 1861 1862 - 1863 - 1864 1865 1866
1863 in topic:
Subjects:     Archaeology - Architecture -
Art - Literature (Poetry) - Music - Science
Sports - Rail Transport
Countries:     Australia - Canada - France - Germany - Ireland - Mexico - New Zealand - Norway - South Africa - UK - USA
Leaders:   State leaders - Colonial governors
Category: Establishments - Disestablishments
Births - Marriages - Deaths

Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1863Edit

Transcontinental railroad route

Jan. 8: Transcontinental R.R.

January - MarchEdit

Battle of Fort Hindman

Jan.11: Battle of Arkansas Post.

File:HMS Orpheus.jpg

April - JuneEdit


American Civil Warin 1863

July - SeptemberEdit

October - DecemberEdit


Ongoing EventsEdit


1863 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1863

Ab urbe condita 2616
Armenian calendar 1312
Bahá'í calendar 19 – 20
Buddhist calendar 2407
Coptic calendar 1579 – 1580
Ethiopian calendar 1855 – 1856
Hebrew calendar 5623 5624
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1918 – 1919
 - Shaka Samvat 1785 – 1786
 - Kali Yuga 4964 – 4965
Holocene calendar 11863
Iranian calendar 1241 – 1242
Islamic calendar 1279 – 1280
Japanese calendar Bunkyū 3

(文久 3年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2523
Julian calendar 1908
Korean calendar 4196
Thai solar calendar 2406

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit


  • Dost Mohammad Khan, Wazir-i-azam of Kabul, King-Regent of Kabul, Emir of Kabul, King of Kandahar (b. 1789)

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1863 at Familypedia

232 people were born in 1863

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Stanley Harris Abbot (1863-1935)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
George Caspar Adams (1863-1900)John Quincy Adams (1833-1894)Fanny Crowninshield (1839-1911)
Mena Ahrens (1863-1897)Heinrich Ahrens (c1815-1891)Sophia Fischer (c1826-1886)
Richard Aldrich (1863-1937)Elisha Smith Aldrich (1836-1905)Anna Elizabeth Gladding (1837-1897)
Louis Napoleon Anlezark (1863-1951)Thomas Ainsworth Anlezark (1839-1928)Charlotte Rogan (1842-1870)
George Frederick Arledge (1863-1936)Jesse E. Arledge (1822-1884)Emily A. Taylor (1833-1883)
Adam Arnold (1863-1941)Adam Arnold (1831-1895)Mary Music (c1835-1879)
Frank Badior (1863-1949)Christian Badior (c1824-1888)Agnes Engleman (c1822-c1884)
Alice Eleanor Baker (1863-1926)Thomas Baker (1819-1904)Eleanor Cutbush (1819-1882)
Dirk Bakker (1863-)Cornelis Bakker (c1838-)Cornelia Clasina Schoonbergen (1839-bef1870)
Juliánna Bakos (1863-1953)
Bossie Bar-Lev (1863-1950)
Grace Anna Barber (1863-1939)William Barber (1816-1913)Amelia Graves (1817-1867)
Harriet Annie Cache Bates (1863-1947)William Bates (1830-1909)Sarah Barron (1831-1914)
Henry Charles Bath (1863-1930)Christopher Bath (1828-1900)Caroline Ann English (1839-1925)
... further results

86 children were born to the 94 women born in 1863

134 people died in 1863

 FatherMotherAge at death
Joshua Adams (1780-1863)Richard Saxton Adams (1734-1810)Lucy Matson (1760-1800)83
Henderson Alford (1829-1863)William Alford (c1800-)Eveline Ginn
Moses Allred (1769-1863)Thomas Allred (1730-1809)Elizabeth Twiggs (1732-1827)94
Sybil Amidon (1783-1863)Samuel Amidon (1742-1819)Ruth Wood (1745-1831)80
Georg Andreas Apel (c1784-1863)79
Jane Means Appleton (1806-1863)Jesse Appleton (1772-1819)Elizabeth Means (1780-1844)57
Maria Barbara Bach (1792-1863)Johann Georg Bach (1756-1823)Maria Magdalena Eschenbach (1759-1844)71
William Baker (1788-1863)David Baker (c1765-1851)Hannah Latter (c1766-1844)75
Roger Sherman Baldwin (1793-1863)Simeon Baldwin (1761-1851)Rebecca Sherman (1764-1795)70
Hannah Bartlett (1805-)Asahel Bartlett (1763-1831)Hannah Fuller (1782-1832)58
Robert Johnston Barton (1809-1863)Charles Barton (1760-1819)Susannah Johnston (1770)54
Thomas Batten (1797-1863)John Batten (c1748-1814)Elizabeth Cripps (c1760-)
Lyman Beecher (1775-1863)David Beecher (1738-1805)Esther Hawley Lyman (1742-1775)88
Eleanor Bell (1777-1863)Thomas Bell (1732-1806)Ann Shotwell (c1750-1796)
Michael Berrell (1796-1863)Patrick Berrell (bef1796)Mary Unknown (bef1796)67
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13357 people lived in 1863

Samantha Aaberg (1859-1930)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Hendrina Aarts (1805-1876)Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826)Elisabeth Damen (1787-1848)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)
Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)
Arsalina Abbadie (1822-1900)Jean-Luc Abbadie (1795-1840)Audrey Bidard (1799-1860)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Hannah Abbot (1789-1871)William Abbot (1748-1793)Phebe Ballard (1752-1846)
Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Rebekah Hale (1781-1860)
Stanley Harris Abbot (1863-1935)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873)
John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (1821-1893)Joseph Abbott (c1790-1862)Harriet Bradford (c1800-1873)
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Events of the year 1863 at FamilypediaEdit

207 people were married in 1863.

 Joined with
Samuel Newton Adair (1839-1924)Helen Genette Brown (1845-1933)
John Couch Adams (1819-1892)Eliza Bruce (1827-1919)
Louisa Maria Adams (1846-1907)Themio Laundess (1833-1886)+David McGinnity (?-?)
Ida Lee Agassiz (1837-1935)Henry Lee Higginson (1834-1919)
Eliza Maria Allred (1848-1939)James Willard Munson (1843-1928)
Wiley Payne Allred (1818-1912)Sarah Elizabeth Zabriskie (1814-1851) + Elizabeth Ann Davies (1816-1887) + Johanna H Olsson (1834-1912) + Caroline Andrea Frederiksen (1840-1873)
Neils Anderson (1835-1913)Ingeborg Paulsen (1823-1908) + Ane Kirstine Nielsen (1843-1926) + Marie Patrea Christensen (1856-1926)
Solomon Angell (1806-1881)Eunice Clark Young (1809-1879) + Lucinda Clark (1822-1904) + Anna Cajia Johanson (1835-1914)
Harriet Sumner Appleton (1841-1923)Greeley Stevenson Curtis (1830-1897)
Elizabeth Apps (1840-1915)John Jacob Worner (1840-1928)
Ellen Arbon (1840-1924)Joseph Robbins (1837-1912)
Jane Ann Baker (1844-1918)Herbert Eggins (1843-1923)
Nathan Bennett Baldwin (1812-1891)Sarah Ann Pine (1819-1891) + Margaret Oler (1846-1908)
Maria Bartlett (1846-1914)William James Long (1843-1938)
Rose Isabella Barton (1844-1893)Andrew Bogle Paterson (c1833-1889)
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There were 0 military battles in 1863.

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