On This Day

June 25, 1864 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Battle of Petersburg: Union forces begin digging tunnels under Confederate lines
  • Horse tramway at the Hague, opens

Birthdays in History

  • Walther Hermann Nernst, Prussian physicist and chemist (Nobel 1920), born in Briesen, West Prussia (d. 1941)