On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1864

Historical Events

  • Saratoga Racecourse, America's oldest Thoroughbred racetrack, opens its inaugural meet with four days of racing
1864 Highlights

About August 2, 1864

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo