On This Day

June 14, 1864 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • US Union warship USS Kearsarge appears off Cherbourg

Birthdays in History

  • Alois Alzheimer, German psychiatrist and neuropathologist (Alzheimer Disease), born in Marktbreit, Bavaria (d. 1915)

Deaths in History

  • Leonidas Polk, Lt. Gen. (Confederate Army), killed in action in Battle of Pine Mt at 58