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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 28 January 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   Grant assumes command of Federal forces at Cape Girardeau MI on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history -15] Battle at Cheat Mountain, Elkwater West Virginia  

Sep 11   In the year 1861 juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio)  

Sep 13   In the year 1861 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 in the year 1861.  

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   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   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   On this day in history pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur)  

Oct 02   On this day in history former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky  

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

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 in the year 1861.  

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   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   In the year 1861 bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer  

Oct 16   In the year 1861 confederacy starts selling postage stamps  

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

Oct 21   Battle of Balls Bluff, VA (Leesburg, Harrison's Island) in the year 1861.  

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

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

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 in the year 1861.  

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   Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74 in the year 1861.  

Mar 10   In the year 1861 josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 14   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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