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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Aug 28   In the year 1861 battle of Fort Hatteras NC  

Aug 29   In the year 1861 american Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina.  

Aug 29   Franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Grant assumes command of Federal forces at Cape Girardeau MI on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality in the year 1861.  

Sep 06   In the year 1861 general Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky  

Sep 09   Sally Tompkins is only Confederate Army female commissioned officer in the year 1861.  

Sep 10   In the year 1861 -15] Battle at Cheat Mountain, Elkwater West Virginia  

Sep 11   Juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio) in the year 1861.  

Sep 13   1st naval battle of Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla in the year 1861.  

Sep 14   In the year 1861 fortunato Santini, composer, dies at 83  

Sep 16   On this day in history battle of Princeton WV  

Sep 17   1st day school for freedmen forms at Fortress Monroe Virginia on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch)  

Sep 20   On this day in history battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union  

Sep 22   On this day in history fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians  

Sep 23   Edmond H H Allenby, English fieldmarshal/high director (Egypt) in the year 1861.  

Sep 25   Secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves on this day in history.  

Sep 26   On this day in history 2nd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Club  

Sep 28   On this day in history pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur)  

Oct 02   In the year 1861 former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky  

Oct 04   Frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West in the year 1861.  

Oct 06   Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Oct 06   On this day in history naval Engagement at Charleston, SC USS Flag vs BR Alert  

Oct 08   On this day in history theodore Roberts, SF CA, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments)  

Oct 10   Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922) on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Battle of Dumfries, VA (Quantico Creek) on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Confederate ironclad Manassas attack Union's Richmond on Mississippi on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history confederate ironclad Manassas attacks Union's Richmond on Mississippi  

Oct 14   In the year 1861 bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer  

Oct 16   On this day in history confederacy starts selling postage stamps  

Oct 16   Confedercy starts selling postage stamps in the year 1861.  

Oct 21   Battle of Balls Bluff, VA (Leesburg, Harrison's Island) in the year 1861.  

Oct 21   Edward Dickinson Baker, US attorney/senator, dies in battle at 50 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   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   George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) was born in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of raymond Huntington Woodman, composer  

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   In the year 1861 death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.  

Mar 14   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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