On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1864

Historical Events

  • Red River campaign begun in Louisiana by Union forces

Historic Event

Ulysses S. Grant is named commander of the Union armies

Famous Deaths

  • Maximilian II of Bavaria, King of Bavaria (1848-64), dies at 52
1864 Highlights

About March 10, 1864

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces