What Happened on August 2, 1861

Historical Events

  • Skirmish at Dug Springs, Missouri results in Union victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, Bengali chemist (founder of Bengal Chemicals And Pharmaceuticals), born in Khulna, British India (d. 1944)
Born in 1861
1861 Highlights

About August 2, 1861

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo