On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1864

Historical Events

  • American Civil War: Grant approves Sheridan's plan for Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Savage Landor, English poet and writer (Imaginary Conversations), dies at 89
1864 Highlights

About September 17, 1864

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo