On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battle of Jenkin's Ferry, Arkansas; General W R Scurry is killed
  • New York becomes 1st state to charge a hunting license fee

Famous Birthdays

  • Frans Netscher, Dutch writer and journalist (Studies of nude model), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1923)
  • Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (I Saw Estonia Yesterday), born in Allatzkiwwi, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire (d. 1913)
1864 Highlights

About April 30, 1864

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus