On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1861

Historical Events

  • Battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbert Putnam, American Librarian of Congress, born in NYC, New York (d. 1955)
1861 Highlights

About September 20, 1861

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo