1864

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For the television series, see 1864 (TV series).
This article is about the year 1864.
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1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (dominical letter CB) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter ED) of the Julian calendar, the 1864th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 864th year of the 2nd millennium, the 64th year of the 19th century, and the 5th year of the 1860s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1864 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events

January–March

April–June

Clipper ship City of Adelaide in 1864
Battle of Heligoland in 1864 by Josef Carl Barthold Puettner

July–September

American Civil War in 1864

October–December

Date unknown

Births

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

References

  1. Bjørn, Claus; Due-Nielsen, Carsten (2006). Dansk Udenrigspolitiks Historie. Vol. III, Fra Helstat til Nationalstat, 1814-1914 (in dansk) (2nd ed.). Copenhagen: Gyldendal. pp. 238–39. 
  2. "Deutsch-Dänischer Krieg von 1864". Meyers Konversationslexikon. 4th ed. (German)
  3. Chaffin, Tom (2008). The H. L. Hunley: the Secret Hope of the Confederacy. New York: Hill and Wang. ISBN 978-0-8090-9512-4. 
  4. "Great Central Fair Buildings, Philadelphia". World Digital Library. July 1864. Retrieved 2013-07-28. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  6. Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 284–285. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  7. Maxwell, J. Clerk (1865). "A dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field" (PDF). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. 155: 459–512. doi:10.1098/rstl.1865.0008. Retrieved 2011-08-30.