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Historical Events In 1864

Monday, 10 August 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 in the year 1864.  

Oct 05   On this day in history most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die)  

Oct 07   On this day in history -Oct 13th) Battle of Darbytown Road, VA  

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   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   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   On this day in history battle at Darbytown Road Virginia (337 casualties)  

Oct 14   Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental) in the year 1864.  

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   David Bell Birney, US lawyer/Union general-major, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1864.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 23   Union Gen Samuel R Curtis defeats Conf Gen Stirling Price in the year 1864.  

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) in the year 1864.  

Oct 25   On this day in history battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek)  

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   On this day in history andreas Randel, composer, dies at 58  

Oct 27   On this day in history battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad)  

Oct 28   Adolfo Camarillo, prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher (d. 1958 in the year 1864.  

Oct 28   Second Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Greek parliament accept new Constitution in the year 1864.  

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

Oct 30   On this day in history helena, Montana's capital, founded  

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Famous Birthdays In 1864

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alfred Stieglitz, US photographer/art dealer (Camera Work) was born in the year 1864.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of bob Caruthers, American baseball player (d. 1911)  

Jan 06   In the year 1864 birth of ban Johnson, Norwalk Ct, baseball founder (American League)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (d. 1892)  

Jan 09   In the year 1864 birth of vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926)  

Jan 10   In the year 1864 birth of george Washington Carver, agricultural scientist [or Jul 12]  

Jan 10   Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (d. 1931) was born in the year 1864.  

Jan 11   Thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword) was born in the year 1864.  

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   Caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808) died on this day in history.  

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   Michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1864.  

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

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