What Happened on October 27, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad)
  • Confederate ship Albemarle torpedoed and sunk by a spar torpedo mounted on a steam launch
  • Second Battle of Fair Oaks, Virginia near Richmond

Famous Deaths

  • Andreas Randel, Swedish composer, dies at 58
1864 Highlights

About October 27, 1864

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio