What Happened In July 1864 In History
Historical Events for July, 1864
- 11th » American Civil War: Battle of Fort Stevens; Confederate States of America named Confederate forces attempt to invade Washington, D.C.
- 19th » Taiping Rebellion: Third Battle of Nanking The Qing dynasty finally defeats the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom.
- 20th » American Civil War: Battle of Peachtree Creek Near Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia, Confederate States of America Confederate forces led by General John Bell Hood unsuccessfully attack Union (American Civil War) Union Union Army troops under General William T. S
- 22nd » American Civil War: Battle of Atlanta Outside Atlanta, Georgia, Confederate States of America named Confederate General John Bell Hood leads an unsuccessful attack on United States e.g Union troops under General William T. Sherman on Bald Hill.
- 24th » American Civil War: Second Battle of Kernstown Battle of Kernstown Confederate States of America Confederate General officer General Jubal Early defeats Union (American Civil War) Union troops led by General George Crook in an effort to keep them out of t
- 28th » American Civil War: Battle of Ezra Church Confederate States of America Confederate troops make a third unsuccessful attempt to drive Union (American Civil War) Union forces from Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia.
- 29th » American Civil War: Confederate States of America e.g Confederate spy Belle Boyd is arrested by Union (American Civil War) named Union troops and detained at the Old Capitol Prison in Washington, D.C.
- 30th » American Civil War: Battle of the Crater Union (American Civil War) Union forces attempt to break Confederate States of America Confederate lines at Siege of Petersburg Petersburg, Virginia by exploding a large bomb under their trenches.
Famous Birthdays on July in 1864
- 10th » Austin Chapman, Australian politician, 4th Minister for Defence (Australia) named Australian Minister for Defence (d. 1926)
- 13th » John Jacob Astor IV, American colonel and businessman (d. 1912)
- 15th » Marie Tempest, English actress and singer (d. 1942)
- 18th » Philip Snowden, 1st Viscount Snowden, English politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer (d. 1937)
- 20th » Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Swedish poet, Nobel Prize in Literature named Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1931)
- 23rd » Apolinario Mabini, Filipino lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of the Philippines (d. 1903)
- 24th » Frank Wedekind, German playwright (d. 1918)
- 30th » Dirk Boest Gips, Dutch target shooter (d. 1920)
Famous Deaths for July 1864
- 22nd » James B. McPherson, American general (b. 1828)
- 31st » Louis Christophe François Hachette, French publisher (b. 1800)
Year 1864 events in history for the month of July
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