Historical Events In 1864
Thursday, 23 May 2019
Oct 05 On this day in history 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 Most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die) on this day in history.
Oct 07 In the year 1864 -Oct 13th) Battle of Darbytown Road, VA
Oct 07 On this day in history alexander Gardiner, US Union brig-general, dies in battle
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 on this day in history.
Oct 10 David Bullock Harris, US Confederate colonel, dies of yellow fever on this day in history.
Oct 11 In the year 1864 slavery abolished in Maryland
Oct 12 Roger Taney, 5th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1836-64), dies at 87 in the year 1864.
Oct 13 Battle at Darbytown Road Virginia (337 casualties) on this day in history.
Oct 14 Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental) in the year 1864.
Oct 15 On this day in history confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri
Oct 17 On this day in history elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks)
Oct 18 David Bell Birney, US lawyer/Union general-major, dies at 39 on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history approx 25 Confederates make surprise attack on St Albans, Vermont
Oct 19 In the year 1864 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 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 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 Joseph Moorat, composer in the year 1864.
Oct 26 Union troops ambush & kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson in Richmond MI in the year 1864.
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 In the year 1864 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 Helena, Montana's capital, founded in the year 1864.