On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1864

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilhelm K W Wien, German physicist (Nobel 1911)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestStephen Foster

Stephen Foster, American composer (My Old Kentucky Home), dies at 37 in New York

Father of American Music Stephen Foster
Father of American Music
Stephen Foster

1864 Highlights

About January 13, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn