The temperature on November 29, 1865 was about 6.9 °C. There was 2 mm of rain. The air pressure was 1 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the south. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 94%. Source: KNMI
February 20 » End of the Uruguayan War, with a peace agreement between President Tomás Villalba and rebel leader Venancio Flores, setting the scene for the destructive War of the Triple Alliance.
March 3 » Opening of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, the founding member of the HSBC Group.
April 3 » American Civil War: Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederate States of America.
April 10 » American Civil War: A day after his surrender to Union forces, Confederate General Robert E. Lee addresses his troops for the last time.
April 27 » The New York State Senate creates Cornell University as the state's land grant institution.
June 19 » Over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, are finally informed of their freedom. The anniversary is still officially celebrated in Texas and 41 other contiguous states as Juneteenth.
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