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Historical Events In 1864

Thursday, 20 June 2019

May 12   On this day in history battle of Todd's Tavern VA (Sheridan's Raid)  

May 12   In the year 1864 butler attacks Drewry's Bluff on James River (Fort Darling)  

May 12   US Union colonel Emory Upton (24) promoted to Brigadier-General in the year 1864.  

May 13   In the year 1864 -16] Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Resaca Georgia  

May 13   Atlanta Campaign-Battle of Resaca GA on this day in history.  

May 13   In the year 1864 junius Daniel, Confederate brig-general, dies at 35  

May 14   Battle of Reseca GA -Atlanta- (2nd day) in the year 1864.  

May 14   In the year 1864 eleanor Everest Freer, composer  

May 14   William N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies on this day in history.  

May 15   Battle of New Market VA on this day in history.  

May 15   Battle of New Market, Virginia in the year 1864.  

May 15   On this day in history battle of Resaca GA (3rd day)  

May 15   In the year 1864 skirmish at Marksville (Avoyelles) (Red River Campaign)  

May 16   Atlanta Campaign-battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13) in the year 1864.  

May 16   In the year 1864 atlanta Campaign: Battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13)  

May 16   On this day in history battle of Bermuda Hundred VA  

May 16   On this day in history last battles at Drewry's Bluff VA (6,666 casualties)  

May 16   Lean Bear, Cheyenne chief, murdered in the year 1864.  

May 17   Battle of Adairsville GA, Union forces Confederates to retreat on this day in history.  

May 17   Battle of Adairsville Georgia, Union forces Confederates to retreat on this day in history.  

May 17   N Hawthorne, writer, dies at 59 in the year 1864.  

May 18   Battle of Yellow Bayou LA (Bayou de Glaize, Old Oaks) in the year 1864.  

May 18   Battle of Yellow Bayou, LA (Bayou de Glaize, Old Oaks) in the year 1864.  

May 18   James Byron Gordon, Confederate brig-gen, dies at 41 in the year 1864.  

May 18   Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer/art historian on this day in history.  

May 19   On this day in history battle of Port Walthall Junction VA (Bermuda Hundred)  

May 19   Battle of Port Walthall Junction, VA (Bermuda Hundred) in the year 1864.  

May 19   Carl Ethan Akeley, US, naturalist, devoleped animal mount process on this day in history.  

May 19   Last engagement in series of battles known as Spotsylvania in the year 1864.  

May 19   Nathaniel Hawthorne, US, writer (Scarlet Letter), dies in the year 1864.  

May 19   On this day in history skirmish at Cassville GA  

May 20   Battle at Ware Bottom Church VA, 1,400 killed or injured on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history battle at Ware Bottom Church, Virginia, 1,400 killed or injured  

May 20   In the year 1864 john Clare, English poet (Little Trotty Wagtail), dies at 70  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1864 birth of bob Caruthers, American baseball player (d. 1911)  

Jan 06   Ban Johnson, Norwalk Ct, baseball founder (American League) was born in the year 1864.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926)  

Jan 10   George Washington Carver, agricultural scientist [or Jul 12] was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1864 birth of grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (d. 1931)  

Jan 11   Thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1864

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1864.  

Jan 07   Caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1864 stephen Foster, composer (My Old Kentucky Home), dies at 37 in NY  

Jan 15   Isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1864.  

Jan 24   On this day in history otto Jonas Lindblad, composer, dies at 54  

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