Historical Events In 1864
Monday, 18 March 2019
Oct 05 In the year 1864 battle of Allatoona, 1/3 of Union troops die repulsing the South
Oct 05 Louis Lumière, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895 on this day in history.
Oct 05 In the year 1864 most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die)
Oct 07 In the year 1864 -Oct 13th) Battle of Darbytown Road, VA
Oct 07 Alexander Gardiner, US Union brig-general, dies in battle on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1864 thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34
Oct 09 Battle of Tom's Brook-Confederate cavalry that harassed Sheridan's campaign is wipped by Custer & Merrit's cavalry divisions in the year 1864.
Oct 10 David Bullock Harris, US Confederate colonel, dies of yellow fever in the year 1864.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 13 Battle at Darbytown Road Virginia (337 casualties) in the year 1864.
Oct 14 In the year 1864 maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)
Oct 15 On this day in history confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri
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 Daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brig-general, dies in battle at 45 on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1864 lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday
Oct 20 On this day in history stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27
Oct 21 On this day in history battle of Westport, MO (Kansas City)
Oct 23 On this day in history battle of Westport, Missouri
Oct 23 Union Gen Samuel R Curtis defeats Conf Gen Stirling Price in the year 1864.
Oct 24 James Jay Archer, US Conf brig-general, dies in battle at 46 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Alexander Tikhonovich Gretsjaninow, Russ/US composer (Snow White) on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek)
Oct 26 In the year 1864 joseph Moorat, composer
Oct 26 Union troops ambush & kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson in Richmond MI in the year 1864.
Oct 27 On this day in history andreas Randel, composer, dies at 58
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 on this day in history.
Oct 29 Greek parliament accept new Constitution on this day in history.
Oct 30 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer in the year 1864.
Oct 30 Helena, Montana's capital, founded in the year 1864.