On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battle of Blair's Landing, Louisiana

Victory in Battle

Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest captures Fort Pillow, Tennessee

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? 157 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries