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Historical Events In 1861

Thursday, 30 June 2022

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

Jul 21   In the year 1861 francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44  

Jul 21   On this day in history 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   Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16) on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA  

Jul 25   On this day in history 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   Alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years  

Aug 05   On this day in history uS Army abolishes flogging  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1861 79th NY troops mutinies  

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

Aug 15   In the year 1861 lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MO  

Aug 16   In the year 1861 pres Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy  

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

Aug 20   Skirmish at Jonesboro MO in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history birth of helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)  

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   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   On this day in history birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   In the year 1861 josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1861.  

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