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Historical Events In 1861

Thursday, 21 March 2019

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

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

Sep 06   In the year 1861 general Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky  

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

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

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

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

Sep 14   Fortunato Santini, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history battle of Princeton WV  

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

Sep 25   On this day in history secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves  

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

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

Oct 02   Former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky in the year 1861.  

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   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   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 in the year 1861.  

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

Oct 14   Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer in the year 1861.  

Oct 16   Confederacy starts selling postage stamps on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

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   In the year 1861 birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born in the year 1861.  

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   Frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65 in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

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