In Paris, Jules Verne publishes his third novel, relating a scientific expedition to the center of the Earth.

Probably completed between January and August 1864, Jules Verne's fictional account of a small group of scientists descending to the center of the Earth through a volcano was published in Paris on this date. Journey to the Center of the Earth was Verne's third novel and also the third for his publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel, who Verne made very rich.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation
William Butcher, Jules Verne: The Definitive Biography (New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006),191-193. 
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