Historical Events In 1861
Friday, 24 May 2019
Nov 30 In the year 1861 french Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens)
Nov 30 On this day in history harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac"
Dec 04 In the year 1861 lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul)
Dec 05 In the year 1861 armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)
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 Battle of Alleghany Summit, WV on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)
Dec 15 In the year 1861 gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45
Dec 16 On this day in history 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 Battle of Black Water in the year 1861.
Dec 19 Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator in the year 1861.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 US, banks stops payments in gold in the year 1861.
Dec 31 In the year 1861 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record