Historical Events In 1861
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Nov 30 French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens) on this day in history.
Nov 30 Harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac" in the year 1861.
Dec 04 Lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul) on this day in history.
Dec 05 Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24) on this day in history.
Dec 08 In the year 1861 aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman)
Dec 08 William Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born on this day in history.
Dec 09 Battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah) in the year 1861.
Dec 13 Battle of Alleghany Summit, WV on this day in history.
Dec 14 In the year 1861 albert, prince consort of Engld/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42
Dec 14 In the year 1861 prince Albert, husband of England's Queen Victoria, dies in London.
Dec 15 Charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US) in the year 1861.
Dec 15 Gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
Dec 16 Karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1861.
Dec 17 On this day in history fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer
Dec 18 In the year 1861 lionel Monckton, composer
Dec 19 On this day in history battle of Black Water
Dec 19 On this day in history constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator
Dec 20 Battle of Dranesville, VA in the year 1861.
Dec 21 On this day in history congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel.
Dec 22 On this day in history erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology)
Dec 22 Sara Jeannette Duncan, journalist, novelist, was born at Brantford, Ontario, she joined the Toronto Globe in 1886-87, as its first female full time journalist in the year 1861.
Dec 26 Friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory) on this day in history.
Dec 26 In the year 1861 philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52
Dec 30 In the year 1861 uS, banks stops payments in gold
Dec 31 In the year 1861 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record