7 May 1915
On this date in 1915...
A German submarine sunk the British ocean liner Lusitania just committing one of the acts that eventually drew America into WWI.
- 1851 - The Cherokee Nation opened a seminary (high school) for women, north of Park Hill on the Cherokee Reservation in Indian Territory.
- 1861 - Virginia was formally admitted into the Confederate States of America.
- 1865 - Governor Brown surrendered the Georgia State Line Troops and the Georgia Militia to federal General James H. Wilson
- 1865 - Confederate Major Henry Wirz was arrested at Andersonville, Georgia on order of federal General James H. Wilson.
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