On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1864

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGeorge Washington Carver

George Washington Carver, African-American agricultural scientist (studied the peanut), born in Diamond Grove, Missouri [or Jul 12] (d. 1943)

Agricultural Scientist and Inventor George Washington Carver
Agricultural Scientist and Inventor
George Washington Carver
  • Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1931)
1864 Highlights

About January 10, 1864

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn