On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battle of Petersburg: Union forces begin digging tunnels under Confederate lines
  • Horse tramway in The Hague, Netherlands opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Walther Hermann Nernst, Prussian physicist and chemist (Nobel 1920), born in Briesen, West Prussia (d. 1941)
1864 Highlights

About June 25, 1864

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer