Historical Events In 1861
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Nov 30 In the year 1861 french Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens)
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) in the year 1861.
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 On this day in history battle of Alleghany Summit, WV
Dec 14 On this day in history albert, prince consort of Engld/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42
Dec 14 Prince Albert, husband of England's Queen Victoria, dies in London in the year 1861.
Dec 15 On this day in history charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)
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 On this day in history fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer
Dec 18 Lionel Monckton, composer in the year 1861.
Dec 19 On this day in history battle of Black Water
Dec 19 In the year 1861 constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator
Dec 20 Battle of Dranesville, VA on this day in history.
Dec 21 Congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel in the year 1861.
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) in the year 1861.
Dec 26 On this day in history 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 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record on this day in history.