On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1864

Historical Events

  • 26th Grand National: George Stevens wins his 3rd GN aboard 10/1 Emblematic; winning mare's full sister Emblem the race winner the previous year

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Ulysses S. Grant is appointed commander of Union Army

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

1864 Highlights

About March 9, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces