What Happened On 23rd August 1864 In History

August 23rd (1864) was a Tuesday. It's the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 130 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 23rd August, 1864

  • » The Union Navy Siege of Fort Morgan captures Fort Morgan (Alabama) Fort Morgan, Alabama, thus breaking Confederate States of America Confederate dominance of all ports on the Gulf of Mexico except Galveston, Texas.

Famous Birthdays on August 23 in 1864

  • » Eleftherios Venizelos, Greek politician, 93rd Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1936)

August 23rd Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » √Čogan of Ardstraw
  • » Martin de Porres, Toribio de Mogrovejo, and Rosa of Lima (Episcopal Church (USA))
  • » Philip Benitius
  • » Saint Rose of Lima named Rose of Lima
  • » Tydfil
  • » August 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism or Black Ribbon Day (European Union and other countries), and related observances:
  • » Day of the National Flag (Ukraine) called Flag Day (Ukraine)
  • » International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition (International observance known as International)
  • » Umhlanga (ceremony) or Umhlanga Day (Swaziland)

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