On This Day

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
1864 Highlights

About October 4, 1864

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra