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Historical Events In 1864

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Jun 03   James P McMahon, US Union colonel (164th NY), dies in battle on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Ransom Eli Olds, auto (Oldsmobile) & truck (REO) manufacturer in the year 1864.  

Jun 04   On this day in history nassau William Senior, British economist  

Jun 05   Battle of Piedmont, VA (Augusta City) in the year 1864.  

Jun 05   In the year 1864 william Edmonson "Grumble" Jones, Conf brig-gen, dies in battle at 39  

Jun 06   Battle of Lake Chicot, AR (Dutch Bayou) on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history abe Lincoln renominated for Pres by Republican Party  

Jun 09   Battle of Big Shanty, GA on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history battle of Kellar's Bridge KY (Licking River)  

Jun 10   In the year 1864 siege of Petersburgbegins and lasts until April 2, 1865  

Jun 11   -12] Battle of Trevillian Station, VA (Central Railroad) on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history 300' (90 m) of Meigg's Wharf washed away in storm  

Jun 11   In the year 1864 richard Georg Strauss, Munich Germany, composer (Don Quixote)  

Jun 12   Lee sends Early into Shenandoah Valley on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1864 alois Alzheimer, Germany, psychiatrist/pathologist (Alzheimer Disease)  

Jun 14   In the year 1864 battle of Pine Mt, Gen Leonidas Polk killed in action  

Jun 14   Congress rules Black soldiers must receive equal pay on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Leonidas Polk, general, killed in action in Battle of Pine Mt in the year 1864.  

Jun 15   -17] Skirmish at Gilgal Church, Georgia in the year 1864.  

Jun 15   On this day in history arlington National Cemetary is established by an order signed by U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton.  

Jun 15   Battle for Petersburg begins as Gen Grant assaults Confederate line on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1864 joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer/=  

Jun 15   Robert E Lee's home area (Arlington, VA) becomes a miltary cemetery on this day in history.  

Jun 16   Battle of Lynchburg VA on this day in history.  

Jun 16   Siege of Petersburg & Richmond begins on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history -18] Confederate troops pull back out Solves/lost Mt, Georgia  

Jun 18   On this day in history at Petersburg, Grant ends 4 days of assaults  

Jun 19   CSS "Alabama" sunk by USS "Kearsarge" off Cherbourg, France in the year 1864.  

Jun 19   George Lincoln Prescott, US Union brig-gen, dies of injuries in the year 1864.  

Jun 20   Australians in engagement at Te Ranga, New Zealand on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Battle of Kinston NC & Battle of Abingdon VA on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Worm Pander, sculptor on this day in history.  

Jun 21   In the year 1864 new Zealand Land Wars: The Tauranga Campaign ends.  

Jun 22   Battle of Ream's Station, VA (Wilson's Raid) in the year 1864.  

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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   Bob Caruthers, American baseball player (d. 1911) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1864 death of caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808)  

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   On this day in history death of isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792)  

Jan 16   Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68 in the year 1864.  

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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