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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 21 January 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   On this day in history lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul)  

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   On this day in history william Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born  

Dec 09   On this day in history battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah)  

Dec 13   In the year 1861 battle of Alleghany Summit, WV  

Dec 14   Albert, prince consort of Engld/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42 in the year 1861.  

Dec 14   Prince Albert, husband of England's Queen Victoria, dies in London in the year 1861.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer in the year 1861.  

Dec 18   On this day in history lionel Monckton, composer  

Dec 19   Battle of Black Water on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator on this day in history.  

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   Erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology) on this day in history.  

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   Friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory) in the year 1861.  

Dec 26   Philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.  

Dec 30   US, banks stops payments in gold on this day in history.  

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

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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   In the year 1861 birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of george Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

Jan 14   Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born in the year 1861.  

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   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   On this day in history josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 14   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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