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Historical Events In 1861

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

Jul 21   On this day in history francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44  

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

Jul 22   In the year 1861 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   Skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA in the year 1861.  

Jul 25   Washington DC on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1861.  

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

Aug 01   Brazil recognizes Confederacy in the year 1861.  

Aug 01   Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's) on this day in history.  

Aug 02   Skirmish at Dug Springs, MI in the year 1861.  

Aug 03   In the year 1861 federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas  

Aug 03   First manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years in the year 1861.  

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

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   On this day in history wilhelm Berger, composer  

Aug 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 79th NY troops mutinies  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history 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   Confederacy Congress allies with govt of MO on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1861 skirmish at Jonesboro MO  

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   Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

Jan 06   George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

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   Frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65 in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history 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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