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Historical Events In 1864

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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

Jun 03   In the year 1864 ransom Eli Olds, auto (Oldsmobile) & truck (REO) manufacturer  

Jun 04   Nassau William Senior, British economist in the year 1864.  

Jun 05   In the year 1864 battle of Piedmont, VA (Augusta City)  

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

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

Jun 07   Abe Lincoln renominated for Pres by Republican Party on this day in history.  

Jun 09   In the year 1864 battle of Big Shanty, GA  

Jun 10   Battle of Kellar's Bridge KY (Licking River) on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history siege of Petersburgbegins and lasts until April 2, 1865  

Jun 11   -12] Battle of Trevillian Station, VA (Central Railroad) in the year 1864.  

Jun 11   In the year 1864 300' (90 m) of Meigg's Wharf washed away in storm  

Jun 11   On this day in history 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   Battle of Pine Mt, Gen Leonidas Polk killed in action in the year 1864.  

Jun 14   Congress rules Black soldiers must receive equal pay in the year 1864.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Arlington National Cemetary is established by an order signed by U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton in the year 1864.  

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

Jun 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1864.  

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

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

Jun 18   At Petersburg, Grant ends 4 days of assaults in the year 1864.  

Jun 19   In the year 1864 cSS "Alabama" sunk by USS "Kearsarge" off Cherbourg, France  

Jun 19   On this day in history george Lincoln Prescott, US Union brig-gen, dies of injuries  

Jun 20   On this day in history australians in engagement at Te Ranga, New Zealand  

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

Jun 20   In the year 1864 worm Pander, sculptor  

Jun 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1864 birth of alfred Stieglitz, US photographer/art dealer (Camera Work)  

Jan 05   Bob Caruthers, American baseball player (d. 1911) was born in the year 1864.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (d. 1931)  

Jan 11   In the year 1864 birth of thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword)  

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   On this day in history death of caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808)  

Jan 08   On this day in history victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83  

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

Jan 15   Isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792) died in the year 1864.  

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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