On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1864

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)
1864 Highlights

About November 11, 1864

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 156 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio