Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Saturday, July 31, 2021.

Birthdays


1816 George Henry Thomas, Major General (Union Army), died in 1870
1817 Philip Cook Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1894
1825 Thomas Hart Taylor, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1837 William Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865

Events


1861 9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record
1864 Ulysses S Grant is named General of Volunteers

That's all for today

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