August 16, 1864 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Federal assault on 4th day of battle at Deep Bottom Run, Virginia
  • Palace for People's industry official opens in Amsterdam

Birthdays in History

  • Ferdinand C. S. Schiller, German-British philosopher (Riddles of the Sphinx), born in Altona, Holstein, German Confederation (d. 1937)

Deaths in History

  • John Randolph Chambliss Jr, American Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), dies in battle at 31