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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 23 July 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 on this day in history.  

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   Skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA in the year 1861.  

Jul 25   On this day in history washington DC  

Jul 27   Battle of Mathias Point, VA in the year 1861.  

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

Jul 29   In the year 1861 alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1861 uS Army abolishes flogging  

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

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 in the year 1861.  

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

Aug 10   Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43 on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Skirmish at Texas-rebels are attacked by Apache Indians on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1861 79th NY troops mutinies  

Aug 14   On this day in history bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor  

Aug 15   On this day in history lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MO  

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

Aug 19   Confederacy Congress allies with govt of MO in the year 1861.  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1861 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   Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

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

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