What Happened on March 15, 1864

Historical Events

  • Red River Campaign-Union forces reach Alexandria, Louisiana

Famous Birthdays

  • Johan Halvorsen, Norwegian violinist, conductor (Nationaltheatret Orchestra, 1899-1929), and composer (Bergensiana), born in Drammen, Norway (d. 1934)
  • Leslie Stuart, [Thomas Barrett], British musical theater composer (Florodora), born in Southport, Lancashire, England (d. 1928)
1864 Highlights

About March 15, 1864

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces