On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1864

Historical Events

  • Early retreats from Washington City back to Shenandoah Valley

Famous Birthdays

  • John Jacob Astor IV, American businessman and soldier (richest passenger aboard the Titanic), born in Rhinebeck, New York (d. 1912)
1864 Highlights

About July 13, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer