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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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

Jan 01   In the year 1861 president Lincoln declares slavery in Confederate states unlawful  

Jan 02   In the year 1861 colonel Charles Stone is put in charge of organizing DC militia  

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

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

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

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

Jan 03   Delaware legislature rejects proposal to join Confederacy on this day in history.  

Jan 03   US Fort Pulaski &Fort Jackson, Savannah, seized by Georgia on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   President Buchanan appoints a fast on account of threatened succession on this day in history.  

Jan 04   US Fort Morgan, Mobile, seized by Alabama on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 250 Federal troops are sent from New York to Ft Sumter  

Jan 05   On this day in history alabama troops seize Forts Morgan & Gaines at Mobile Bay  

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   In the year 1861 new York City NY mayor proposes New York become a free city, trading with N &S  

Jan 07   Florida troops takeover Fort Marion at St Augustine in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 09   1st hostile act of Civil War; Star of West fired on, Sumter, SC in the year 1861.  

Jan 09   In the year 1861 mississippi becomes 2nd state to secede  

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

Jan 10   Colonel Moody names Lulu Island (near Vancouver) for Lulu Sweet, an American actress appearing in theatrical performances for the Royal Engineers in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1861 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   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1861

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 17   On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

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

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

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 in the year 1861.  

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

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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