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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 15 December 2019

Nov 30   French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens) in the year 1861.  

Nov 30   Harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac" on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1861.  

Dec 08   Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman) in the year 1861.  

Dec 08   William Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born on this day in history.  

Dec 09   In the year 1861 battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah)  

Dec 13   On this day in history battle of Alleghany Summit, WV  

Dec 14   Albert, prince consort of Engld/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45  

Dec 16   Karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history lionel Monckton, composer  

Dec 19   In the year 1861 battle of Black Water  

Dec 19   In the year 1861 constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator  

Dec 20   In the year 1861 battle of Dranesville, VA  

Dec 21   Congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   On this day in history friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory)  

Dec 26   In the year 1861 philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52  

Dec 30   US, banks stops payments in gold in the year 1861.  

Dec 31   In the year 1861 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record  

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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   In the year 1861 birth of william Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

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   In the year 1861 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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