What Happened on May 18, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battle of Yellow Bayou, Louisiana (Bayou de Glaize, Old Oaks)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan P. Veth, Dutch painter, etcher, lithographer and art historian, born in Dordrecht. Netherlands (d. 1925)
Born in 1864

Famous Deaths

  • James Byron Gordon, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 41
1864 Highlights

About May 18, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus