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Historical Events In 1860

Monday, 20 January 2020

Oct 13   First aerial photo taken in US (from a balloon), Boston on this day in history.  

Oct 15   11-year-old Grace Bedell writes to Lincoln, tells him to grow a beard on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1860 1st British Golf Open: Willie Park shoots a 164 at Prestwick Club  

Oct 17   On this day in history dionyssios Lavrangas, composer  

Oct 17   First pro golf tournament held in Scotland in the year 1860.  

Oct 18   The Second Opium War finally ends at the Convention of Peking with the ratification of the Treaty of Tientsin, an unequal treaty on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history affie Jarvis, cricketer (Australian WK of the late 19th century)  

Oct 24   On this day in history elie Decazes, French Bourbon Restoration politician, dies at 80  

Oct 31   Johan Nathan, murderer, hanged on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Juliette Gordon Low, activist/founder (Girl Scouts of America) in the year 1860.  

Nov 05   On this day in history carl Binder, composer, dies at 43  

Nov 06   In the year 1860 abraham Lincoln (R-Ill-Rep) elected 16th President  

Nov 06   Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-Ill) elected 16th pres on this day in history.  

Nov 11   1st Jewish wedding in Buenos Aires Argentina in the year 1860.  

Nov 14   On this day in history feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58  

Nov 16   Edmund Schuecker, composer in the year 1860.  

Nov 18   Ignacy Jan Paderewski, composer/1st premier of Poland (1919-20) in the year 1860.  

Nov 23   Karl Branting, Sweden, statesman/diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1921) on this day in history.  

Nov 23   With the "Banking Panic" of 1857 stretching into another decade and showing few signs of lifting, the New York Clearing House moved to offer help on this day, the Clearing House handed out its first loan, issuing $7.375 million worth of certificates to the nation's ailing banks in the year 1860.  

Nov 23   With the "Banking Panic" of 1857 stretching into another decade and showing few signs of lifting, the New York Clearing House moved to offer help: on this day, the Clearing House handed out its first loan, issuing $7.375 million worth of certificates to the nation's ailing banks in the year 1860.  

Nov 28   On this day in history heinrich FL Rellstab, German music theorist, dies  

Nov 29   Hans Haym, composer in the year 1860.  

Dec 02   C T Studd, cricketer (brother of G B, five Tests for England) on this day in history.  

Dec 07   In the year 1860 constantine S Aksakov, Russian historian/poet, dies at 43  

Dec 15   Niels Ryberg Finsen, Denmark, physician/phototherapist (Nobel 1903) in the year 1860.  

Dec 17   On this day in history anaheim Township created in Los Angeles County  

Dec 18   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US, composer (Indian Suite)  

Dec 20   In the year 1860 sC votes 169-0 for Ordinace of Secession, 1st state to secede  

Dec 20   On this day in history sC votes 169-0 for Ordinance of Secession, first state to secede  

Dec 20   South Carolina secedes from the American Union, and joined the Confederacy on this day in history.  

Dec 21   In the year 1860 henrietta Szold, founder (Hadassah)  

Dec 23   Harriet Monroe, Chicago, poet/editor of Poetry magazine (You & I) in the year 1860.  

Dec 24   In the year 1860 joseph Jefferson's "Rip Van Winkle," premieres in NYC  

Dec 26   Maiden voyage of 1st steamship owned by 1 man (C Vanderbilt) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1860

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   William C Mills, museum curator (excavated Ohio Indian mounds) was born in the year 1860.  

Jan 07   In the year 1860 birth of emanuil Mandlov, composer  

Jan 08   Nancy Jones, US black missionary in Africa was born in the year 1860.  

Jan 11   Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian/French painter/author (Journal) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of henry Larkin, American baseball player (d. 1942)  

Jan 17   Douglas Hyde, President of Ireland (d. 1949) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history birth of karl Staaff, Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1915)  

Jan 25   In the year 1860 birth of charles Curtis, (R) 31st US VP (1929-33)  

Famous Deaths In 1860

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   St John Nepomucene Neumann, 1st male US saint, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history death of william Mason, American politician (b. 1786)  

Jan 27   J├ínos Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1802) died in the year 1860.  

Jan 30   In the year 1860 francesco Antonio Norberto Pinto, composer, dies at 44  

Feb 09   On this day in history eduard W van Dam van Isselt, Dutch milt/liberal politician, dies at 63  

Feb 20   Henry Drummond, English banker/religious leader, dies at 69 in the year 1860.  

Feb 25   Chauncey Allen Goodrich, American clergyman, educator, and lexicographer (b. 1790) died on this day in history.  

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