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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Aug 28   On this day in history battle of Fort Hatteras NC  

Aug 29   On this day in history american Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina.  

Aug 29   Franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1861.  

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 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) on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union  

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   On this day in history 2nd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Club  

Sep 28   Pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur) in the year 1861.  

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

Oct 04   Frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84 in the year 1861.  

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) in the year 1861.  

Oct 12   Confederate ironclad Manassas attack Union's Richmond on Mississippi in the year 1861.  

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

Oct 14   In the year 1861 bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer  

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

Oct 16   In the year 1861 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   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 in the year 1861.  

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

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   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.  

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

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