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Historical Events In 1861

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jul 21   Battle of first Bull Run in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 barnard Elliot Bee, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 37  

Jul 23   On this day in history alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16)  

Jul 24   Skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA in the year 1861.  

Jul 25   Washington DC on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Battle of Mathias Point, VA in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history 9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record  

Aug 01   In the year 1861 brazil recognizes Confederacy  

Aug 01   In the year 1861 sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)  

Aug 02   Skirmish at Dug Springs, MI on this day in history.  

Aug 03   On this day in history federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas  

Aug 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 05   In the year 1861 uS levies its first Income Tax (3% of incomes over $800)  

Aug 06   Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt on this day in history.  

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

Aug 08   In the year 1861 william Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics")  

Aug 09   In the year 1861 wilhelm Berger, composer  

Aug 10   In the year 1861 almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist  

Aug 10   Battle of Wilson's Creek MO (Springfield, Oak Hills)-Gen Lyon killed in the year 1861.  

Aug 10   Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43 in the year 1861.  

Aug 12   In the year 1861 skirmish at Texas-rebels are attacked by Apache Indians  

Aug 14   79th NY troops mutinies in the year 1861.  

Aug 14   On this day in history bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 19   On this day in history confederacy Congress allies with govt of MO  

Aug 20   In the year 1861 skirmish at Jonesboro MO  

Aug 27   In the year 1861 battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark  

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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 in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 14   Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born in the year 1861.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1861 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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