Historical Events In 1861
Sunday, 28 February 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 On this day in history lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul)
Dec 05 In the year 1861 armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)
Dec 08 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1861 gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45
Dec 16 Karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1861.
Dec 17 Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer in the year 1861.
Dec 18 Lionel Monckton, composer on this day in history.
Dec 19 Battle of Black Water in the year 1861.
Dec 19 In the year 1861 constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator
Dec 20 Battle of Dranesville, VA in the year 1861.
Dec 21 In the year 1861 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 In the year 1861 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
Dec 26 On this day in history friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory)
Dec 26 On this day in history philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52
Dec 30 On this day in history uS, banks stops payments in gold
Dec 31 On this day in history 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record