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Historical Events Happened In 1861

Friday, 19 December 2014

Apr 18   On this day in history col Robert E Lee turns down offer to command Union armies  

Apr 18   Heinrich August Neithardt, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.  

Apr 19   Baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War)  

Apr 19   President Lincoln orders blockade of Southern ports from SC to Texas on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history warden Oncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish farmer/writer  

Apr 20   On this day in history battle of Norfolk, VA  

Apr 20   Robert E Lee resigns from Union army in the year 1861.  

Apr 21   In the year 1861 uSS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale.  

Apr 22   Robert E Lee named commander of Virginia Confederate forces in the year 1861.  

Apr 22   On this day in history robert E Lee named commander of Virginia forces  

Apr 23   On this day in history arkansas troops seize Fort Smith  

Apr 23   In the year 1861 arkansas troops seize Ft Smith  

Apr 23   Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1861 7th NY arrives to reinforce Washington, DC  

Apr 26   On this day in history g Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia  

Apr 27   On this day in history georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer  

Apr 27   President Abe Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus in the year 1861.  

Apr 27   In the year 1861 president Abe Lincoln suspends writ of habeas corpus  

Apr 27   In the year 1861 president Lincoln extended blockade of Confederacy to VA and NC ports  

Apr 27   In the year 1861 west Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from US  

Apr 29   Asteroid 68-Leto & Asteroid 69-Hesperia discovered on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Maryland's House of Delegates vote against seceding from Union on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Maryland's House of Delegates votes against seceding from Union on this day in history.  

Apr 29   In the year 1861 r Luther discovers asteroid #68 Leto  

Apr 30   On this day in history president Lincoln ordered Federal Troops to evacuate Indian Territory  

May 01   On this day in history lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry  

May 03   In the year 1861 anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, dies at 80  

May 03   On this day in history gen Winfield Scott presents his Anaconda Plan  

May 03   In the year 1861 general Winfield Scott presents his Anaconda Plan  

May 03   Lincoln asks for 42,000 Army Volunteers &another 18,000 seamen on this day in history.  

May 04   At Gretna LA, one of 1st guns of Rebel navy is cast in the year 1861.  

May 04   On this day in history at Gretna LA, one of first guns of Rebel navy is cast  

May 05   In the year 1861 alexandria VA - CS troops abandon city  

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Famous Birthdays In 1861

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1861 birth of helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)  

Jan 03   In the year 1861 birth of william Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)  

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of george Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

Jan 14   Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

Jan 18   In the year 1861 birth of raymond Huntington Woodman, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1861

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1861 frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65  

Jan 17   In the year 1861 death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 in the year 1861.  

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1861 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58