On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

General Sherman conquers Savannah, Georgia


Famous Deaths

  • Archduke Louis of Austria, 14th child of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II and Feldmarschal-Leutnant of Austrian Imperial Army, dies at 80
  • William Henry Fry, American composer, dies at 51