The year 1864 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1864 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1864 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
29 JuneNearly 100 people were killed when a train fell into the Richelieu River on the Grand Trunk railway line near Mont St Hilary town in Quebec, Canada.
15 JulyIn the US, a passenger train loaded with prisoners crashed into a coal train, killing 65 people and wounding 109 out of 955.
05 OctoberAbout 50,000 people died due to the cyclone in Calcutta city.
20 OctoberUS President Abraham Lincoln declared 'Thanksgiving Day' as a national holiday.
29 OctoberGreece adopted the new constitution.
13 NovemberThe new Greek constitution was accepted.
08 AugustRed Cross was established in Geneva.
11 JanuaryCharing Cross Station opened in London.
07 FebruaryFederal troops captured Jacksonville's Florida.
05 MarchThe first meeting took place between Oxford and Cambridge University.
30 AprilNew York became the first state to charge a license fee for hunting.
20 May1,400 killed by battle at Ware Bottom Church, Virginia.
15 JuneThe US Congress enacted legislation to equalize pay for black soldiers.
30 JulyBattle of the Crater: General Burnsides failed in the Petersburg attack.
28 AugustThe first Geneva Convention governed the rules of war signed by 26 nations.
17 SeptemberAmerican Civil War: Grant approved Sheridan's plan for the Sherinda Valley campaign.
20 NovemberAlexander II initiated judicial reform from the Russian Empire.
15 DecemberAmerican Civil War - Battle of Nashville: The Confederate Army defeated the Confederate Army of Tennessee.
20 FebruaryAmerican Civil War-The Union suffered one of its bloodiestlosses at the Battle of Olustee near Lake City, Florida.
11 MarchA crack in the Dale Dyke Dam in Sheffield, England, caused itto fail, and the resulting flood killed 238 people and damaged more than600 homes.
12 MarchAmerican Civil War: The Union Army began the ill-fated Red River Campaign, in which not a single objective was fully accomplished.
08 AprilThe victory in the decisive struggle of the American Civil War-e-Manasfield stopped the Union Army's raid rival lead.
25 AprilThe American Civil War-CONFEDERERAI overwhelmed a small contingent, leaving its position in Encamen, Arkansas.
05 MayLt Gen Ulices S. of the American Citizen War-Union in Virginia. Grant's overland campaign began with a forest battle at Sportselton County.
07 MayThe world's oldest living clipper ship, launched in Sunderland, England by City of Edeldewas, William Pile, England, supplies goods between passengers and Britain and Australia.
15 MayAmerican Civil War-A Small Confed Power, which included Virginia from the military institute forced the Central Army outside the Shanindo Valley.
21 MayAmerican Civil War—The Union and Confederate armies fought a draw at the Battle of Spot Sylvania Court House, with approximately 32,000 casualties.
12 JuneUnion General Uleises S. Grant expel his soldiers from a cold harbor in Hanover County, Virginia, one of the most blood -soaked battles in the US Civil War.
21 JuneAt the end of the Tera Rang Abhiyan, the victory of the British in the war of New Zealand ended the Rangang campaign.
29 JuneCanada's most fierce railway accident occurred when a passenger train fell through an open swing bridge in the Richchai River near Mont-Sent-Hilare, Cubek at present.
11 JulyUnder Jubal Early Bean, American Civil War-COMCEFEDERERERED Bals have washington, D.C. Unsuccessful attempt to capture.
22 JulyIn the Battle of Atlanta, American civilian war-struggle forces unsuccessfully attacked the union soldiers.
05 AugustAmerican Citizen War-Re-Rear Admiral David Farragut successfully led the union fleet through a mine area to win in a mobile bay fight.
10 AugustAfter Uruguay's Governing Blanco Party denied Brazil's demands, Jose Antonio Saraiwa announced that the Brazilian army would begin rebellion, starting the Uruguay war.
18 AugustAmerican Civil War at the Battle of Globe Tavern, central forces attempted to replace the Weldon Railroad during the siege of Petersburg.
22 AugustThe Red Cross Movement, led by Henry Dunant, officially signed the first Geneva Convention by twelve European countries, establishing the International Committee of Red Cross.
02 SeptemberAmerican citizen's war-union forces entered Atlanta, Georgia, a day later when the Confederate Guard fled the city, closed the Atlanta campaign.
15 OctoberAmerican Civil War-The Confederates captured Glasgow, Missouri, although it did not benefit for a long time as Missouri Expedition of Price lost a week later.
19 OctoberAmerican Civil War - Despite the casualties almost twice as the Sanghis, the Central Army emerged victorious in the battle of cedar creek.
04 NovemberAmerican Citizen War-Vathan Bedford Forest led a cavalry in an attack on the Union Army Supply Base at Johnsonville, Tennessee, in which 150 prisoners were placed.
15 NovemberAmerican Civil War-Union Army General William T. Sharman started 'March to the Sea', which caused great damage to property and infrastructure on the way from Atlanta to Sawana, Georgia.
30 NovemberThe American Civil War-The Confederate States Army faced the worst disaster of the war as Tennessy's army launched several successful frontal attacks against stronghold posts in Franklin, Tennessee.
15 DecemberAt the Battle of Nashville, the soldiers of the American Citizen War-Union defeated Tenasi's army, one of the largest Sangh forces.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1864 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
05 OctoberA cyclone killed 70,000 people in Calcutta, India.
29 NovemberAmerican Indian Wars-700-Colorado Territory militia attacked a village in Cheyene and Arapaho, killing 133 Cheyen and Arafao men, women and children.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1864 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
29 JuneAshutosh Mukherjee / Jurist / India
22 NovemberRukhmabai Raut / Doctor / India
06 FebruaryBishan Narayan Dar / Politician / India
17 MarchJoseph Baptista / Lawyer / India
22 NovemberRukhmabai / Doctor / India
29 JuneAshutosh Mukherjee / Lawyer / India

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