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