On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1864

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Sherman's troops destroy Rome, Georgia
  • Skirmish at Shoal Creek, AL

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Hermann Fried, German pacifist (Nobel 1911-co-founder of the German peace movement), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1921)
  • George Washington Crile, American surgeon (conducted the first direct blood transfusion and studied the effects of surgical shock), born in Chili, Ohio (d. 1943)