On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1864

Famous Deaths

  • John Hanning Speke, British explorer, the first European to reach Lake Victoria in east Africa, dies at 37
1864 Highlights

About September 15, 1864

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo