What Happened on August 8, 1864

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Comet C/1864 N1 (Tempel) approaches within 0.0964 AUs of Earth
  • Union troops/fleet occupy Fort Gaines, Alabama

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri de Vries, [Van Walterop], Dutch actor (Cleopatra, White Cargo)