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Historical Events In 1861

Saturday, 28 March 2020

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

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

Jul 21   In the year 1861 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 in the year 1861.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Jul 27   In the year 1861 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   9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record in the year 1861.  

Aug 01   On this day in history brazil recognizes Confederacy  

Aug 01   In the year 1861 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 05   US Army abolishes flogging in the year 1861.  

Aug 05   On this day in history uS levies its first Income Tax (3% of incomes over $800)  

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

Aug 06   In the year 1861 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   In the year 1861 almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist  

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   79th NY troops mutinies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 14   In the year 1861 birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

Jan 18   In the year 1861 birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

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   In the year 1861 frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65  

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

Jan 31   In the year 1861 franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

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 in the year 1861.  

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