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Historical Events In 1861

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Nov 30   French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens) on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac" in the year 1861.  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1861 aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman)  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 14   In the year 1861 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   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 in the year 1861.  

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

Dec 18   In the year 1861 lionel Monckton, composer  

Dec 19   On this day in history battle of Black Water  

Dec 19   On this day in history constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator  

Dec 20   Battle of Dranesville, VA in the year 1861.  

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

Dec 22   On this day in history 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 in the year 1861.  

Dec 26   Friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1861 philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52  

Dec 30   In the year 1861 uS, banks stops payments in gold  

Dec 31   In the year 1861 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   Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904) was born in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 in the year 1861.  

Feb 10   On this day in history francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1861.  

Feb 18   Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1861 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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