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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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

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

Aug 29   In the year 1861 franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63  

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   General Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Sally Tompkins is only Confederate Army female commissioned officer on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 16   Battle of Princeton WV in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 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 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   Former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky on this day in history.  

Oct 04   In the year 1861 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   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   On this day in history fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922)  

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

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

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

Oct 14   Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of george Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

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

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1861.  

Feb 18   In the year 1861 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   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1861.  

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