On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1864

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ulysses S. Grant is named General of Volunteers

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Christophe François Hachette, French publisher (Librairie Hachette), dies at 64
1864 Highlights

About July 31, 1864

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

Star Sign: Leo