What Happened on August 16, 1864

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Federal assault on 4th day of battle at Deep Bottom Run, Virginia
  • Palace for People's industry official opens in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferdinand C S Schiller, British philosopher (Riddles of the Sphinx)

Famous Deaths

  • John Randolph Chambliss Jr, planter/Confederate, dies in battle at 31