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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Jul 21   In the year 1861 battle of first Bull Run  

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

Jul 21   On this day in history the first major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins  

Jul 22   Barnard Elliot Bee, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 24   Skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA on this day in history.  

Jul 25   On this day in history washington DC  

Jul 27   In the year 1861 battle of Mathias Point, VA  

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

Jul 29   On this day in history alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt  

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

Aug 01   On this day in history brazil recognizes Confederacy  

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

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   First manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA in the year 1861.  

Aug 05   In the year 1861 enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years  

Aug 05   On this day in history uS Army abolishes flogging  

Aug 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 lexington KY-Union milt camp forms in neutral state  

Aug 08   On this day in history william Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics")  

Aug 09   Wilhelm Berger, composer in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43  

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   Lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MO on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history pres Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy  

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   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   In the year 1861 birth of helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)  

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

Jan 13   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born in the year 1861.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died in the year 1861.  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1861 francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1861.  

Feb 18   Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74 in the year 1861.  

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

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

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