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Historical Events In 1864

Saturday, 18 January 2020

Oct 05   Battle of Allatoona, 1/3 of Union troops die repulsing the South on this day in history.  

Oct 05   Louis Lumière, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895 on this day in history.  

Oct 05   Most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die) on this day in history.  

Oct 07   -Oct 13th) Battle of Darbytown Road, VA in the year 1864.  

Oct 07   Alexander Gardiner, US Union brig-general, dies in battle in the year 1864.  

Oct 08   Thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34 on this day in history.  

Oct 09   In the year 1864 battle of Tom's Brook-Confederate cavalry that harassed Sheridan's campaign is wipped by Custer & Merrit's cavalry divisions  

Oct 10   David Bullock Harris, US Confederate colonel, dies of yellow fever on this day in history.  

Oct 11   On this day in history slavery abolished in Maryland  

Oct 12   Roger Taney, 5th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1836-64), dies at 87 in the year 1864.  

Oct 13   In the year 1864 battle at Darbytown Road Virginia (337 casualties)  

Oct 14   In the year 1864 maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)  

Oct 15   Confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1864 elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks)  

Oct 18   In the year 1864 david Bell Birney, US lawyer/Union general-major, dies at 39  

Oct 19   Approx 25 Confederates make surprise attack on St Albans, Vermont in the year 1864.  

Oct 19   In the year 1864 daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brig-general, dies in battle at 45  

Oct 20   Lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday in the year 1864.  

Oct 20   In the year 1864 stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27  

Oct 21   Battle of Westport, MO (Kansas City) in the year 1864.  

Oct 23   Battle of Westport, Missouri on this day in history.  

Oct 23   In the year 1864 union Gen Samuel R Curtis defeats Conf Gen Stirling Price  

Oct 24   On this day in history james Jay Archer, US Conf brig-general, dies in battle at 46  

Oct 25   On this day in history alexander Tikhonovich Gretsjaninow, Russ/US composer (Snow White)  

Oct 25   Battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek) on this day in history.  

Oct 26   Joseph Moorat, composer in the year 1864.  

Oct 26   Union troops ambush & kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson in Richmond MI on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Andreas Randel, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad) in the year 1864.  

Oct 28   On this day in history adolfo Camarillo, prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher (d. 1958  

Oct 28   Second Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri in the year 1864.  

Oct 29   In the year 1864 greek parliament accept new Constitution  

Oct 30   Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer in the year 1864.  

Oct 30   On this day in history helena, Montana's capital, founded  

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Famous Birthdays In 1864

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alfred Stieglitz, US photographer/art dealer (Camera Work) was born in the year 1864.  

Jan 05   Bob Caruthers, American baseball player (d. 1911) was born in the year 1864.  

Jan 06   Ban Johnson, Norwalk Ct, baseball founder (American League) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (d. 1892) was born in the year 1864.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926)  

Jan 10   George Washington Carver, agricultural scientist [or Jul 12] was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1864 birth of grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (d. 1931)  

Jan 11   Thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword) was born in the year 1864.  

Famous Deaths In 1864

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1864 mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 07   Caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808) died in the year 1864.  

Jan 08   In the year 1864 victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 13   Stephen Foster, composer (My Old Kentucky Home), dies at 37 in NY in the year 1864.  

Jan 15   Isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792) died in the year 1864.  

Jan 16   Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1864 otto Jonas Lindblad, composer, dies at 54  

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