On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1864

Historical Events

First Geneva Convention

First Geneva Convention adopted in Geneva "for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field" signed by 12 nations

1864 Highlights

About August 22, 1864

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo