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Historical Events In 1861

Friday, 24 May 2019

Aug 28   In the year 1861 battle of Fort Hatteras NC  

Aug 29   American Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63  

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

Sep 03   In the year 1861 confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality  

Sep 06   General Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky on this day in history.  

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

Sep 10   On this day in history -15] Battle at Cheat Mountain, Elkwater West Virginia  

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

Sep 13   On this day in history 1st naval battle of Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla  

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

Sep 16   In the year 1861 battle of Princeton WV  

Sep 17   In the year 1861 1st day school for freedmen forms at Fortress Monroe Virginia  

Sep 17   Owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch) on this day in history.  

Sep 20   In the year 1861 battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union  

Sep 22   Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians in the year 1861.  

Sep 23   In the year 1861 edmond H H Allenby, English fieldmarshal/high director (Egypt)  

Sep 25   Secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves in the year 1861.  

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

Sep 28   In the year 1861 pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur)  

Oct 02   On this day in history former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky  

Oct 04   In the year 1861 frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West  

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

Oct 06   In the year 1861 naval Engagement at Charleston, SC USS Flag vs BR Alert  

Oct 08   Theodore Roberts, SF CA, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments) on this day in history.  

Oct 10   In the year 1861 fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922)  

Oct 11   In the year 1861 battle of Dumfries, VA (Quantico Creek)  

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

Oct 12   In the year 1861 confederate ironclad Manassas attacks Union's Richmond on Mississippi  

Oct 14   Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer in the year 1861.  

Oct 16   In the year 1861 confederacy starts selling postage stamps  

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

Oct 21   In the year 1861 battle of Balls Bluff, VA (Leesburg, Harrison's Island)  

Oct 21   In the year 1861 edward Dickinson Baker, US attorney/senator, dies in battle at 50  

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Famous Birthdays In 1861

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1861 birth of helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)  

Jan 03   In the year 1861 birth of william Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)  

Jan 06   In the year 1861 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   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   In the year 1861 birth of raymond Huntington Woodman, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

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

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies in the year 1861.  

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   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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