What Happened on June 11, 1864

Historical Events

  • 300' (90 m) of Meigg's Wharf, in San Francisco, washed away in storm
  • Battle at Cynthiana Kentucky: General Hobsons unit caught
  • Battle of Laurel Hill, West Virginia
  • CSS Alabama, a Confederate screw sloop-of-war, arrives in port at Cherbourg, France
  • The Battle of Trevilian Station, the bloodiest and largest all-cavalry battle of the American Civil War, begins in Louisa County, Virginia
1864 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean de Merode, Belgian lieutenant colonel, Grand Marshal of the Court of Belgium, and Prince de Merode, born in Paris, France (d. 1933)

Richard StraussRichard Strauss (1864-1949)

German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra, Don Quixote), born in Munich, Germany

Born in 1864

About June 11, 1864

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini