What Happened on August 31, 1864

Historical Events

  • Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Jonesboro, Georgia, 1900 casualties

Famous Birthdays

  • Max Wilhelm Zach, Polish-American violinist and conductor (Boston Symphony 1896-1907; St. Louis Symphony, 1907-21), born in Lemberg, Galicia (now Lviv, Ukraine) (d. 1921)
Born in 1864

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Lassalle, French socialist and political activist (Allgemeiner), dies at 39
1864 Highlights

About August 31, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo