On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1864

Historical Events

  • CSA President Davis replaces General Joe Johnston with John Bell Hood

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel McCook Jr, American Brigadier General (Union Army), dies at 29
  • Dirk Dark Curtius, attorney/liberal minister of Justice, dies at 71
1864 Highlights

About July 17, 1864

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer