Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Thursday, January 30, 2020.

Birthdays


1797 Edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1816 Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1894
1822 John Basil Turchin, [Ivan Turchinoff], Brig General (Union volunteers)
1829 Alfred Cummings, Georgia, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1910
1835 Oliver Edwards, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1904

Events


1862 US Navy's 1st ironclad warship (Monitor) launched

That's all for today

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