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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Jan 01   Porfirio Diaz conquers Mexico City on this day in history.  

Jan 01   President Lincoln declares slavery in Confederate states unlawful on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 02   Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12) in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history sC seizes inactive Ft Johnson in Charleston Harbor  

Jan 03   On this day in history delaware legislature rejects proposal to join Confederacy  

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   US Fort Morgan, Mobile, seized by Alabama in the year 1861.  

Jan 05   250 Federal troops are sent from New York to Fort Sumter in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1861 alabama troops seize Forts Morgan & Gaines at Mobile Bay  

Jan 06   On this day in history florida troops seize Federal arsenal at Apalachicola  

Jan 06   On this day in history heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

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   On this day in history florida troops takeover Fort Marion at St Augustine  

Jan 07   In the year 1861 florida troops takeover Ft Marion at St Augustine  

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

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 in the year 1861.  

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

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

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

Jan 10   US forts & property seized by Mississippi in the year 1861.  

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

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

Jan 11   Mexico City captured by Juárez (Liberal) in War of the Reform on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history fL state troops demand surrender of Ft Pickens  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1861

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12) was born in the year 1861.  

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   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies in the year 1861.  

Feb 12   In the year 1861 hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

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   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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