On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1864

Historical Events

  • -Oct 13th) Battle of Darbytown Road, Virginia
  • Naval Engagement at Bahia Harbor, Brazil - CSS Florida vs USS Wachusett

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Gardiner, US Union brigadier general, dies in battle
  • John Gregg, American judge/Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 36
1864 Highlights

About October 7, 1864

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra