On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1864

Historical Events

  • Union troops ambush & kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson near Albany, Missouri

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Moorat, British composer (Prunella) (d. 1938)

Famous Deaths

  • "Bloody Bill" Anderson, American Civil War Pro-Confederate rebel guerrilla leader, killed by union troops at 24 or 25
1864 Highlights

About October 26, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio