On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1864

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Fort McAllister, Georgia

BattleDeclaration of War

War of the Triple Alliance: Paraguay officially declares war on Brazil, invades the next day

President of Paraguay Francisco Solano López
President of Paraguay
Francisco Solano López

Famous Birthdays

  • Emil Seidel, German-American politician (36th Mayor of Milwaukee), born in Ashland, Pennsylvania (d. 1947)