The London Peace Conference aimed at ending the German-Danish war breaks up in failure
Peace talks aimed at ending the German-Danish War had opened in London's Downing Street two months before. A cease fire was arranged but the intransigent Danish position eventually doomed the Conference to failure and it broke up on this day, with hostilities resuming the next day. The Danes could not hold out against the superior German Federation, however, and were forced to sue again for peace later in the summer. (By John Osborne)
Michael Embree, Bismarck's First War: The Campaign of Schleswig and Jutland 1864 (Solihull, England: Helion and Company, Ltd, 2007), 291-293.