On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Darbytown, Virginia (Deep Bottom, Newmarket Road) (Strawberry Plains)

Famous Deaths

  • John Putnam Chapin, American politician (10th Mayor of Chicago (1846-47), dies at 54
  • Margaret E Breckinridge, US nurse/daughter of VP John, dies