Historical Events In 1861
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
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" on this day in history.
Dec 04 Lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul) in the year 1861.
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 In the year 1861 william Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born
Dec 09 In the year 1861 battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah)
Dec 13 In the year 1861 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 In the year 1861 prince Albert, husband of England's Queen Victoria, dies in London.
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 in the year 1861.
Dec 17 Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1861 lionel Monckton, composer
Dec 19 In the year 1861 battle of Black Water
Dec 19 Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator on this day in history.
Dec 20 Battle of Dranesville, VA on this day in history.
Dec 21 On this day in history congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel.
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 in the year 1861.
Dec 26 Friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory) on this day in history.
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