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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  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1861 birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

Jan 18   In the year 1861 birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

Jan 18   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1861

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1861 frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65  

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 in the year 1861.  

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

Feb 12   In the year 1861 hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

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

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