On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battle at Pilot Knob (Ft Davidson) American Civil War, Missouri: 1700 killed/injured
  • Centralia Massacre (Missouri): 24 unarmed Union soldiers captured and executed by "Bloody Bill" Anderson/Frank

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jesse James' gang surprise attack train: 150 killed

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Cohen, Dutch anarchist and author, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1961)
  • Andrej Hlinka, Slovak politician and Catholic priest, born in Liptó County, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1938)
1864 Highlights

About September 27, 1864

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra