What Happened on September 27, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battle at Pilot Knob (Ft Davidson) American Civil War, Missouri: 1700 killed/injured

Event of Interest

Centralia Massacre: Pro-Confederate guerrillas led by William T. Anderson with Jesse James loot Centralia and attack a train on the North Missouri Railroad, executing 24 Union soldiers. Later the same day the guerillas defeat the newly formed 39th Missouri Infantry Regiment, killing 123 of its 147 solders.

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)
Born in 1864

About September 27, 1864

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra