On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1864

Historical Events


BattleBattle of Interest

General James Longstreet's command ends heavy fighting at Dandridgem, Tennessee

Confederate General James Longstreet
Confederate General
James Longstreet

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucien Herr, French scientist (Corresp entre Schiller et Schiller)
1864 Highlights

About January 17, 1864

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

Star Sign: Capricorn