On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battle of Berryville, Virginia, Confederate forces retreat in face of Union strength
  • US, British, French & Dutch naval officer sails Straits of Simonoseki

Famous Birthdays

  • Hale A. VanderCook, American composer, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 1949)
1864 Highlights

About September 3, 1864

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo