Historical Events In 1864
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Oct 05 In the year 1864 battle of Allatoona, 1/3 of Union troops die repulsing the South
Oct 05 Louis LumiÃ¨re, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895 on this day in history.
Oct 05 Most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die) on this day in history.
Oct 07 On this day in history -Oct 13th) Battle of Darbytown Road, VA
Oct 07 On this day in history alexander Gardiner, US Union brig-general, dies in battle
Oct 08 Thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brig-general, dies at about 34 on this day in history.
Oct 09 Battle of Tom's Brook-Confederate cavalry that harassed Sheridan's campaign is wipped by Custer & Merrit's cavalry divisions on this day in history.
Oct 10 David Bullock Harris, US Confederate colonel, dies of yellow fever on this day in history.
Oct 11 In the year 1864 slavery abolished in Maryland
Oct 12 Roger Taney, 5th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1836-64), dies at 87 in the year 1864.
Oct 13 Battle at Darbytown Road Virginia (337 casualties) in the year 1864.
Oct 14 In the year 1864 maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)
Oct 15 Confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri in the year 1864.
Oct 17 Elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks) on this day in history.
Oct 18 David Bell Birney, US lawyer/Union general-major, dies at 39 in the year 1864.
Oct 19 In the year 1864 approx 25 Confederates make surprise attack on St Albans, Vermont
Oct 19 Daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brig-general, dies in battle at 45 in the year 1864.
Oct 20 On this day in history lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday
Oct 20 On this day in history stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27
Oct 21 Battle of Westport, MO (Kansas City) in the year 1864.
Oct 23 Battle of Westport, Missouri in the year 1864.
Oct 23 In the year 1864 union Gen Samuel R Curtis defeats Conf Gen Stirling Price
Oct 24 On this day in history james Jay Archer, US Conf brig-general, dies in battle at 46
Oct 25 Alexander Tikhonovich Gretsjaninow, Russ/US composer (Snow White) on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1864 battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek)
Oct 26 Joseph Moorat, composer in the year 1864.
Oct 26 Union troops ambush & kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson in Richmond MI in the year 1864.
Oct 27 In the year 1864 andreas Randel, composer, dies at 58
Oct 27 In the year 1864 battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad)
Oct 28 In the year 1864 adolfo Camarillo, prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher (d. 1958
Oct 28 On this day in history second Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri
Oct 29 On this day in history greek parliament accept new Constitution
Oct 30 In the year 1864 elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer
Oct 30 On this day in history helena, Montana's capital, founded