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Historical Events In 1861

Friday, 08 November 2019

Jul 21   Battle of first Bull Run on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 25   Washington DC in the year 1861.  

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

Jul 27   Union Gen George McClellan took command of Potamic Army on this day in history.  

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   Brazil recognizes Confederacy on this day in history.  

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

Aug 02   On this day in history skirmish at Dug Springs, MI  

Aug 03   Federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas in the year 1861.  

Aug 03   First manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA in the year 1861.  

Aug 05   On this day in history enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years  

Aug 05   US Army abolishes flogging on this day in history.  

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

Aug 09   Wilhelm Berger, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Aug 14   79th NY troops mutinies on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor in the year 1861.  

Aug 15   In the year 1861 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   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 in the year 1861.  

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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   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 in the year 1861.  

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   In the year 1861 louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.  

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

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