1863 in Denmark
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Events from the year 1863 in Denmark.
- Monarch – Frederick VII (until 15 November), Christian IX
- Prime minister – Carl Christian Hall (until 31 December), Ditlev Gothard Monrad
- October 22 – The first tramway in Copenhagen begins operations. The Horse-drawn tram cars run along a single track between Sankt Annæ Plads and Frederiksberg Runddel.
- November 15 – With Christian IX's accent to the Danuish throne, the House of Glücksburg succeeded the House of Oldenburg.
- Christian IX signs the so-called November Constitution establishing a shared law of succession and a common parliament for both Schleswig and Denmark. This is seen by the German Confederation as a violation of the 1852 London Protocol.
- December 24 – Saxon and Hanoverian troops marched into Holstein on behalf of the Confederation. Supported by the German soldiers and by loyal Holsteiners, Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein took control of the government of Holstein.
- June 21 – Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen, sculptor (died 1945)
- June 25 – Frederik Jensen, stage and film actor (died 1934)
- September 7 – Jens Ferdinand Willumsen, painter 1958)
- "Sporvogne og busser". bryggenslokalhistorie.dk. Retrieved 2011-06-02.