On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1864

Historical Events

  • 2nd day of battle at Jonesboro Georgia, about 3,000 casualties
  • Skirmish at Hood evacuated confederates from Atlanta GA

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger David Casement, Irish diplomat, nationalist (Easter uprising 1916), and poet, born in Sandycove, Dublin, Ireland (d. 1916)
1864 Highlights

About September 1, 1864

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 157 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo