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Historical Events In 1861

Saturday, 08 May 2021

Aug 28   Battle of Fort Hatteras NC in the year 1861.  

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

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

Sep 01   On this day in history grant assumes command of Federal forces at Cape Girardeau MI  

Sep 03   Confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality on this day in history.  

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

Sep 09   In the year 1861 sally Tompkins is only Confederate Army female commissioned officer  

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

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

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

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

Sep 16   In the year 1861 battle of Princeton WV  

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

Sep 17   Owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch) in the year 1861.  

Sep 20   Battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union in the year 1861.  

Sep 22   Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 02   Former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky on this day in history.  

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   Naval Engagement at Charleston, SC USS Flag vs BR Alert in the year 1861.  

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) in the year 1861.  

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

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

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

Oct 14   On this day in history bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer  

Oct 16   In the year 1861 confederacy starts selling postage stamps  

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

Oct 21   Battle of Balls Bluff, VA (Leesburg, Harrison's Island) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1861 birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

Jan 14   Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1861 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 in the year 1861.  

Feb 10   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

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

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