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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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   In the year 1861 the first major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins  

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

Jul 23   In the year 1861 alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16)  

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

Jul 25   On this day in history washington DC  

Jul 27   On this day in history battle of Mathias Point, VA  

Jul 27   On this day in history union Gen George McClellan took command of Potamic Army  

Jul 29   Alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt on this day in history.  

Jul 31   9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history brazil recognizes Confederacy  

Aug 01   On this day in history sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)  

Aug 02   Skirmish at Dug Springs, MI in the year 1861.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 06   Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt in the year 1861.  

Aug 06   Lexington KY-Union milt camp forms in neutral state on this day in history.  

Aug 08   William Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics") on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history wilhelm Berger, composer  

Aug 10   Almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist in the year 1861.  

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

Aug 10   In the year 1861 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   Lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MO in the year 1861.  

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

Aug 19   Confederacy Congress allies with govt of MO on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Skirmish at Jonesboro MO on this day in history.  

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

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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   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of george Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 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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