On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1864

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Wauhatchie, Tennessee
  • Second Battle at Fair Oaks, Virginia, ends with 1554 casualties
  • Second Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolfo Camarillo, American prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher, born in Ventura, California (d. 1958)
  • Dmitry Ivanovsky, Russian botanist who discovered the organisms that came to be known as viruses, born in Gdov, Russia (d. 1920)