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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Aug 28   Battle of Fort Hatteras NC on this day in history.  

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

Aug 29   Franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1861.  

Sep 01   In the year 1861 grant assumes command of Federal forces at Cape Girardeau MI  

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

Sep 06   On this day in history general Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky  

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

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

Sep 11   On this day in history juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio)  

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

Sep 14   Fortunato Santini, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1861.  

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

Sep 22   In the year 1861 fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians  

Sep 23   Edmond H H Allenby, English fieldmarshal/high director (Egypt) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Sep 28   Pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur) in the year 1861.  

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

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

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

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

Oct 08   Theodore Roberts, SF CA, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments) in the year 1861.  

Oct 10   On this day in history fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922)  

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

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

Oct 12   Confederate ironclad Manassas attacks Union's Richmond on Mississippi in the year 1861.  

Oct 14   On this day in history bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer  

Oct 16   In the year 1861 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) on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Edward Dickinson Baker, US attorney/senator, dies in battle at 50 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1861

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)  

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   In the year 1861 birth of george Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)  

Jan 13   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65  

Jan 17   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died in the year 1861.  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1861 francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

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   In the year 1861 josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

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

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