Historical Events In 1864
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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 in the year 1864.
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 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 On this day in history david Bullock Harris, US Confederate colonel, dies of yellow fever
Oct 11 Slavery abolished in Maryland on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1864 roger Taney, 5th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1836-64), dies at 87
Oct 13 In the year 1864 battle at Darbytown Road Virginia (337 casualties)
Oct 14 On this day in history maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)
Oct 15 In the year 1864 confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri
Oct 17 Elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks) on this day in history.
Oct 18 On this day in history 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 In the year 1864 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 Battle of Westport, MO (Kansas City) in the year 1864.
Oct 23 Battle of Westport, Missouri in the year 1864.
Oct 23 On this day in history union Gen Samuel R Curtis defeats Conf Gen Stirling Price
Oct 24 In the year 1864 james Jay Archer, US Conf brig-general, dies in battle at 46
Oct 25 Alexander Tikhonovich Gretsjaninow, Russ/US composer (Snow White) in the year 1864.
Oct 25 Battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek) in the year 1864.
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 Andreas Randel, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1864.
Oct 27 On this day in history battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad)
Oct 28 On this day in history adolfo Camarillo, prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher (d. 1958
Oct 28 On this day in history second Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri
Oct 29 Greek parliament accept new Constitution in the year 1864.
Oct 30 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer in the year 1864.
Oct 30 In the year 1864 helena, Montana's capital, founded