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Historical Events In 1864

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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

Oct 05   On this day in history louis Lumière, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895  

Oct 05   On this day in history 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   Thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34 in the year 1864.  

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 in the year 1864.  

Oct 11   In the year 1864 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) on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental) on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri in the year 1864.  

Oct 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brig-general, dies in battle at 45  

Oct 20   On this day in history lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday  

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

Oct 21   On this day in history battle of Westport, MO (Kansas City)  

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

Oct 23   On this day in history 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   Alexander Tikhonovich Gretsjaninow, Russ/US composer (Snow White) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1864 battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek)  

Oct 26   On this day in history joseph Moorat, composer  

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

Oct 27   In the year 1864 andreas Randel, composer, dies at 58  

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

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

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

Oct 29   On this day in history greek parliament accept new Constitution  

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

Oct 30   Helena, Montana's capital, founded in the year 1864.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1864

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of alfred Stieglitz, US photographer/art dealer (Camera Work)  

Jan 05   In the year 1864 birth of bob Caruthers, American baseball player (d. 1911)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of ban Johnson, Norwalk Ct, baseball founder (American League)  

Jan 08   In the year 1864 birth of prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (d. 1892)  

Jan 09   Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926) was born in the year 1864.  

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   In the year 1864 birth of thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword)  

Famous Deaths In 1864

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 07   In the year 1864 death of caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808)  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68  

Jan 23   On this day in history michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50  

Jan 24   Otto Jonas Lindblad, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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