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Historical Events In 1864

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

May 12   Battle of Todd's Tavern VA (Sheridan's Raid) in the year 1864.  

May 12   Butler attacks Drewry's Bluff on James River (Fort Darling) in the year 1864.  

May 12   On this day in history uS Union colonel Emory Upton (24) promoted to Brigadier-General  

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

May 13   Atlanta Campaign-Battle of Resaca GA in the year 1864.  

May 13   Junius Daniel, Confederate brig-general, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history battle of Reseca GA -Atlanta- (2nd day)  

May 14   On this day in history eleanor Everest Freer, composer  

May 14   In the year 1864 william N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies  

May 15   On this day in history battle of New Market VA  

May 15   On this day in history battle of New Market, Virginia  

May 15   Battle of Resaca GA (3rd day) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 16   In the year 1864 battle of Bermuda Hundred VA  

May 16   Last battles at Drewry's Bluff VA (6,666 casualties) on this day in history.  

May 16   Lean Bear, Cheyenne chief, murdered on this day in history.  

May 17   Battle of Adairsville GA, Union forces Confederates to retreat in the year 1864.  

May 17   On this day in history battle of Adairsville Georgia, Union forces Confederates to retreat  

May 17   N Hawthorne, writer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history battle of Yellow Bayou LA (Bayou de Glaize, Old Oaks)  

May 18   Battle of Yellow Bayou, LA (Bayou de Glaize, Old Oaks) on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history james Byron Gordon, Confederate brig-gen, dies at 41  

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

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

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 in the year 1864.  

May 19   Last engagement in series of battles known as Spotsylvania on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1864 nathaniel Hawthorne, US, writer (Scarlet Letter), dies  

May 19   Skirmish at Cassville GA in the year 1864.  

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

May 20   Battle at Ware Bottom Church, Virginia, 1,400 killed or injured in the year 1864.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1864.  

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 in the year 1864.  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1864 death of isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792)  

Jan 16   In the year 1864 anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68  

Jan 23   Michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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

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