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Historical Events In 1864

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

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

May 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history atlanta Campaign-Battle of Resaca GA  

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

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   On this day in history battle of New Market VA  

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

May 15   In the year 1864 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) on this day in history.  

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

May 16   Battle of Bermuda Hundred VA on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1864 battle of Adairsville GA, Union forces Confederates to retreat  

May 17   In the year 1864 battle of Adairsville Georgia, Union forces Confederates to retreat  

May 17   On this day in history n Hawthorne, writer, dies at 59  

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) on this day in history.  

May 18   James Byron Gordon, Confederate brig-gen, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer/art historian  

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 in the year 1864.  

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

May 19   Nathaniel Hawthorne, US, writer (Scarlet Letter), dies on this day in history.  

May 19   Skirmish at Cassville GA in the year 1864.  

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

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

May 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of ban Johnson, Norwalk Ct, baseball founder (American League)  

Jan 08   In the year 1864 birth of prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (d. 1892)  

Jan 09   Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808) died in the year 1864.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1864.  

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

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