On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1864

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)
1864 Highlights

About October 28, 1864

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio