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Historical Events In 1861

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Aug 28   In the year 1861 battle of Fort Hatteras NC  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 17   In the year 1861 owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch)  

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

Sep 22   On this day in history fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians  

Sep 23   On this day in history edmond H H Allenby, English fieldmarshal/high director (Egypt)  

Sep 25   In the year 1861 secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves  

Sep 26   On this day in history 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   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   Naval Engagement at Charleston, SC USS Flag vs BR Alert on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1861 theodore Roberts, SF CA, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments)  

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

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

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

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

Oct 14   On this day in history bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer  

Oct 16   In the year 1861 confederacy starts selling postage stamps  

Oct 16   In the year 1861 confedercy starts selling postage stamps  

Oct 21   On this day in history battle of Balls Bluff, VA (Leesburg, Harrison's Island)  

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   Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12) was born in the year 1861.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Jan 13   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1861 birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

Jan 18   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies in the year 1861.  

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

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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