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Historical Events In 1861

Monday, 16 May 2022

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

Nov 30   In the year 1861 harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac"  

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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Dec 14   In the year 1861 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US) on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1861.  

Dec 16   In the year 1861 karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71  

Dec 17   On this day in history fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer  

Dec 18   Lionel Monckton, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history battle of Dranesville, VA  

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

Dec 22   In the year 1861 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   Philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1861

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1861 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   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born in the year 1861.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 31   In the year 1861 franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies in the year 1861.  

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

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