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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Aug 28   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1861.  

Sep 09   On this day in history 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   1st naval battle of Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla in the year 1861.  

Sep 14   On this day in history fortunato Santini, composer, dies at 83  

Sep 16   Battle of Princeton WV on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 20   Battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves  

Sep 26   2nd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Club in the year 1861.  

Sep 28   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West  

Oct 06   In the year 1861 elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84  

Oct 06   Naval Engagement at Charleston, SC USS Flag vs BR Alert on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 11   Battle of Dumfries, VA (Quantico Creek) in the year 1861.  

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   Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of william Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)  

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born in the year 1861.  

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

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

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   Frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1861 louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   On this day in history josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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