Historical Events In 1864
Friday, 15 November 2019
Oct 05 Battle of Allatoona, 1/3 of Union troops die repulsing the South in the year 1864.
Oct 05 On this day in history louis Lumière, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895
Oct 05 Most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die) in the year 1864.
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 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 On this day in history 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 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 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 Elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks) in the year 1864.
Oct 18 David Bell Birney, US lawyer/Union general-major, dies at 39 in the year 1864.
Oct 19 Approx 25 Confederates make surprise attack on St Albans, Vermont on this day in history.
Oct 19 Daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brig-general, dies in battle at 45 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1864 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 James Jay Archer, US Conf brig-general, dies in battle at 46 on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history alexander Tikhonovich Gretsjaninow, Russ/US composer (Snow White)
Oct 25 In the year 1864 battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek)
Oct 26 Joseph Moorat, composer on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1864 union troops ambush & kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson in Richmond MI
Oct 27 Andreas Randel, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1864 battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad)
Oct 28 In the year 1864 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 In the year 1864 greek parliament accept new Constitution
Oct 30 In the year 1864 elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer
Oct 30 Helena, Montana's capital, founded in the year 1864.