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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Jul 21   On this day in history battle of first Bull Run  

Jul 21   Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44 in the year 1861.  

Jul 21   The first major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins in the year 1861.  

Jul 22   On this day in history barnard Elliot Bee, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 37  

Jul 23   Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16) in the year 1861.  

Jul 24   In the year 1861 skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA  

Jul 25   In the year 1861 washington DC  

Jul 27   Battle of Mathias Point, VA on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Union Gen George McClellan took command of Potamic Army on this day in history.  

Jul 29   In the year 1861 alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt  

Jul 31   9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record in the year 1861.  

Aug 01   Brazil recognizes Confederacy on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's) in the year 1861.  

Aug 02   In the year 1861 skirmish at Dug Springs, MI  

Aug 03   Federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas in the year 1861.  

Aug 03   In the year 1861 first manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA  

Aug 05   Enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years in the year 1861.  

Aug 05   US Army abolishes flogging in the year 1861.  

Aug 05   US levies its first Income Tax (3% of incomes over $800) in the year 1861.  

Aug 06   In the year 1861 edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt  

Aug 06   On this day in history lexington KY-Union milt camp forms in neutral state  

Aug 08   William Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics") in the year 1861.  

Aug 09   Wilhelm Berger, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Battle of Wilson's Creek MO (Springfield, Oak Hills)-Gen Lyon killed on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43  

Aug 12   Skirmish at Texas-rebels are attacked by Apache Indians on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history 79th NY troops mutinies  

Aug 14   Bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MO  

Aug 16   Pres Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy in the year 1861.  

Aug 19   In the year 1861 confederacy Congress allies with govt of MO  

Aug 20   On this day in history skirmish at Jonesboro MO  

Aug 27   Battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 06   George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1861 birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   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   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   In the year 1861 francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

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

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

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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