On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1864

Historical Events


Treaty of InterestFirst 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

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Major European powers sign the first-ever Geneva Convention
Major European powers sign the first-ever Geneva Convention
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1864 Highlights

About August 22, 1864

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo