What Happened on August 1, 1863

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Little Rock, Arkansas; start of Chattanooga campaign
  • Cavalry action near Brandy Station-End of Gettysburg Campaign

Famous Birthdays

  • Gaston Doumergue, 60th Prime Minister of France (1913-14 and 1934) and 1st protestant French President (1924-31), born in Aigues-Vives, France (d. 1937)