On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battle of Blair's Landing, Louisiana

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest captures Fort Pillow, Tennessee

Confederate General and KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest
Confederate General and KKK Grand Wizard
Nathan Bedford Forrest

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Green, US Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 50
1864 Highlights

About April 12, 1864

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries