1864

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1864 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1864
MDCCCLXIV
Ab urbe condita 2617
Armenian calendar 1313
ԹՎ ՌՅԺԳ
Assyrian calendar 6614
Bahá'í calendar 20–21
Balinese saka calendar 1785–1786
Bengali calendar 1271
Berber calendar 2814
British Regnal year 27  Vict. 1   28  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2408
Burmese calendar 1226
Byzantine calendar 7372–7373
Chinese calendar 癸亥(Water  Pig)
4560 or 4500
     to 
甲子年 (Wood  Rat)
4561 or 4501
Coptic calendar 1580–1581
Discordian calendar 3030
Ethiopian calendar 1856–1857
Hebrew calendar 5624–5625
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1920–1921
 - Shaka Samvat 1785–1786
 - Kali Yuga 4964–4965
Holocene calendar 11864
Igbo calendar 864–865
Iranian calendar 1242–1243
Islamic calendar 1280–1281
Japanese calendar Bunkyū 4 / Genji 1
(元治元年)
Javanese calendar 1792–1793
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4197
Minguo calendar 48 before ROC
民前48年
Nanakshahi calendar 396
Thai solar calendar 2406–2407
Tibetan calendar 阴水猪年
(female Water-Pig)
1990 or 1609 or 837
     to 
阳木鼠年
(male Wood-Rat)
1991 or 1610 or 838

1864 ( MDCCCLXIV ) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Wednesday 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. As of the start of 1864, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Contents

Events

JanuaryMarch

February 17: Submarine H. L. Hunley

AprilJune

Clipper ship City of Adelaide in 1864
Battle of Heligoland in 1864 by Josef Carl Barthold Puettner
May 13: Battle of Resaca

JulySeptember

American Civil War in 1864
August 5: Battle of Mobile Bay
August 22: Signing of the First Geneva Convention

OctoberDecember

Nov.15: Sherman's March to the Sea

Date unknown

Births

JanuaryMarch

Wilhelm Wien
Marguerite Durand
Max Weber
Richard Strauss, 1918
Walther Nernst

AprilJune

Alois Alzheimer

JulySeptember

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

OctoberDecember

Emma Sheridan Fry

Date Unknown

Deaths

JanuaryJune

John Sedgwick
J. E. B. Stuart

JulyDecember

Juan José Flores
Princess Caraboo

Date Unknown

References

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  2. "Deutsch-Dänischer Krieg von 1864". Meyers Konversationslexikon . 4th ed. (in 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. The capture of the Island of Als.
  6. 1 2 Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN   0-14-102715-0.
  7. Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 284–285. ISBN   0-7126-5616-2.
  8. 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.