What Happened on October 4, 1864

Historical Events

  • National black convention meets in Syracuse, New York
  • New Orleans Tribune, 1st black daily newspaper, forms

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Montferrand, French Canadian logger and strong man, dies at 61

About October 4, 1864

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra