On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1864

Historical Events

  • Troop train loaded with Confederate prisoners collided with a coal train killing 65 and injuring 109 of 955 aboard

Famous Birthdays

  • Marie Tempest [Marie Susan Etherington], British actress known as the "queen of her profession" (Yellow Sands), born in London, England (d. 1942)
1864 Highlights

About July 15, 1864

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer