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Historical Events In 1861

Monday, 02 August 2021

Oct 22   In the year 1861 1st telegraph line linking West & East coasts completed  

Oct 24   In the year 1861 1st US transcontinental telegram is sent (from SF to Wash DC)  

Oct 24   First transcontinental telegram sent ending the Pony Express in the year 1861.  

Oct 24   On this day in history first transcontinental telegraph sent in the United States.  

Oct 25   Battle of Wilson's Creek, MI (Springfield) in the year 1861.  

Oct 25   Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer, dies at 82 in the year 1861.  

Oct 26   In the year 1861 pony Express ends  

Oct 26   Richard D Sears, Boston, tennis champ, US Open (1881) on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history gen George B McClellan made general in chief of Union armies  

Nov 02   American Civil War: Western Department Union General John C. Fremont is relieved of command and replaced by David Hunter in the year 1861.  

Nov 03   On this day in history johann Peter Kirsch, Luxembourg church historian/archaeologist  

Nov 04   University of Washington founded in Seattle in the year 1861.  

Nov 06   James A Naismith, inventor (basketball) in the year 1861.  

Nov 06   Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate pres in the year 1861.  

Nov 06   Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate President in the year 1861.  

Nov 07   Battle of Belmont, MO in the year 1861.  

Nov 08   Battle of Mount Ivy, KY on this day in history.  

Nov 08   In the year 1861 uS removes Confederate officials from British steamer Trent  

Nov 09   In the year 1861 1st documented Canadian football game (at U of Toronto)  

Nov 09   In the year 1861 battle of Piketon, KY  

Nov 10   Robert T A Innes, Edinburgh Scotland, astronomer (Proxima Centauri) in the year 1861.  

Nov 11   Pedro V van Alcantara, king of Portugal (1853-61), dies at 24 in the year 1861.  

Nov 14   In the year 1861 frederick Jackson Turner, Wisc, historian/educator (Harvard U)  

Nov 16   In the year 1861 vaclav Suk, composer  

Nov 19   Julia Ward Howe committed "Battle Hymn of the Republic" to paper in the year 1861.  

Nov 20   Secession ordinance is filed by Kentucky's Confederate government in the year 1861.  

Nov 21   On this day in history joao da Cruz, Brazilian poet  

Nov 22   Battle of Ft McRee, FL on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history luik-Visé-Maastricht railway opens  

Nov 26   At Wheeling, a convention adopts a constitution for new state West Virginia in the year 1861.  

Nov 26   West Virginia created as a result of dispute over slavery with Virg in the year 1861.  

Nov 28   On this day in history confederate congress officially admits Missouri to Confederate Army  

Nov 28   On this day in history confederate congress officially admits Missouri to the CSA  

Nov 28   In the year 1861 robert Fuhrer, composer, dies at 54  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   In the year 1861 birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

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

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1861.  

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

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