On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • -Nov] Shenandoah Valley campaign
  • Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia (Gaines' Mill, Gaines' Farm)
  • Confederate cruiser Georgia sold to a British merchant in Liverpool

Famous Deaths

  • Hong Xiuquan, Chinese rebel (b. 1812)
  • Solomon George Washington Dill, poor white ally of African Americans, assassinated in his home by white terrorists in SC