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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Jan 01   In the year 1861 porfirio Diaz conquers Mexico City  

Jan 01   On this day in history president Lincoln declares slavery in Confederate states unlawful  

Jan 02   Colonel Charles Stone is put in charge of organizing DC militia on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)  

Jan 02   SC seizes inactive Fort Johnson in Charleston Harbor on this day in history.  

Jan 02   SC seizes inactive Ft Johnson in Charleston Harbor in the year 1861.  

Jan 03   Delaware legislature rejects proposal to join Confederacy in the year 1861.  

Jan 03   US Fort Pulaski &Fort Jackson, Savannah, seized by Georgia in the year 1861.  

Jan 04   Pres Buchanan appoints a fast on account of threatened succession in the year 1861.  

Jan 04   On this day in history president Buchanan appoints a fast on account of threatened succession  

Jan 04   In the year 1861 uS Fort Morgan, Mobile, seized by Alabama  

Jan 05   250 Federal troops are sent from New York to Fort Sumter on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1861 250 Federal troops are sent from New York to Ft Sumter  

Jan 05   Alabama troops seize Forts Morgan & Gaines at Mobile Bay in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   Florida troops seize Federal arsenal at Apalachicola in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 06   New York City NY mayor proposes New York become a free city, trading with N &S on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Florida troops takeover Fort Marion at St Augustine on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Florida troops takeover Ft Marion at St Augustine on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 1st hostile act of Civil War; Star of West fired on, Sumter, SC  

Jan 09   Mississippi becomes 2nd state to secede in the year 1861.  

Jan 09   The first hostile act of Civil War; Star of the West fired on, Sumter SC on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Colonel Moody names Lulu Island (near Vancouver) for Lulu Sweet, an American actress appearing in theatrical performances for the Royal Engineers on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history florida becomes 3rd state to secede from US  

Jan 10   In the year 1861 fort Jackson & Fort Philip are taken over by Los Angeles state troops  

Jan 10   In the year 1861 uS forts & property seized by Mississippi  

Jan 11   In the year 1861 alabama becomes 4th state to secede  

Jan 11   Alabama secedes from the Union at the start of the U.S. Civil War in the year 1861.  

Jan 11   In the year 1861 mexico City captured by Juárez (Liberal) in War of the Reform  

Jan 12   In the year 1861 fL state troops demand surrender of Fort Pickens  

Jan 12   FL state troops demand surrender of Ft Pickens on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Fort Pikens FL falls into state hands in the year 1861.  

Jan 14   Ft Pikens, FL falls into state hands on this day in history.  

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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   William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) was born in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1861 birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65  

Jan 17   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

Feb 10   In the year 1861 francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1861.  

Feb 18   On this day in history louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   On this day in history josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1861.  

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