Historical Events In 1864
Monday, 14 June 2021
Oct 05 In the year 1864 battle of Allatoona, 1/3 of Union troops die repulsing the South
Oct 05 In the year 1864 louis Lumière, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895
Oct 05 In the year 1864 most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die)
Oct 07 -Oct 13th) Battle of Darbytown Road, VA on this day in history.
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 in the year 1864.
Oct 09 Battle of Tom's Brook-Confederate cavalry that harassed Sheridan's campaign is wipped by Custer & Merrit's cavalry divisions in the year 1864.
Oct 10 In the year 1864 david Bullock Harris, US Confederate colonel, dies of yellow fever
Oct 11 Slavery abolished in Maryland on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Oct 14 Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental) on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri
Oct 17 Elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks) in the year 1864.
Oct 18 On this day in history david Bell Birney, US lawyer/Union general-major, dies at 39
Oct 19 Approx 25 Confederates make surprise attack on St Albans, Vermont in the year 1864.
Oct 19 On this day in history daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brig-general, dies in battle at 45
Oct 20 In the year 1864 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) on this day in history.
Oct 23 In the year 1864 battle of Westport, Missouri
Oct 23 Union Gen Samuel R Curtis defeats Conf Gen Stirling Price in the year 1864.
Oct 24 James Jay Archer, US Conf brig-general, dies in battle at 46 in the year 1864.
Oct 25 In the year 1864 alexander Tikhonovich Gretsjaninow, Russ/US composer (Snow White)
Oct 25 Battle of Marais Des Cygnes River, Kansas (Mine Creek) in the year 1864.
Oct 26 In the year 1864 joseph Moorat, composer
Oct 26 Union troops ambush & kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson in Richmond MI on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1864 andreas Randel, composer, dies at 58
Oct 27 On this day in history battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad)
Oct 28 On this day in history adolfo Camarillo, prominent land owner, horse breeder, and rancher (d. 1958
Oct 28 Second Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1864 greek parliament accept new Constitution
Oct 30 On this day in history elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer
Oct 30 On this day in history helena, Montana's capital, founded