Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Monday, October 26, 2020.

Birthdays


1804 Lorenzo Thomas, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1875
1824 Arthur Middleton Manigault, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1830 Stephen Elliott Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1866
1837 James Lawlor Kiernan, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1869

Events


1861 Pony Express ends
1863 Worldwide Red Cross organized in Geneva
1863 Soccer rules standardized; rugby starts as a separate game
1863 Football Association forms in England, standardizing soccer
1864 Union troops ambush & kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson in Richmond MI

That's all for today

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