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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

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

Nov 30   On this day in history harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac"  

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   Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman) in the year 1861.  

Dec 08   William Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born in the year 1861.  

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

Dec 13   On this day in history battle of Alleghany Summit, WV  

Dec 14   In the year 1861 albert, prince consort of Engld/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45  

Dec 16   On this day in history karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71  

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   In the year 1861 constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator  

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   Erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology) in the year 1861.  

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

Dec 30   US, banks stops payments in gold in the year 1861.  

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   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   In the year 1861 birth of raymond Huntington Woodman, composer  

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 in the year 1861.  

Jan 17   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died in the year 1861.  

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

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   In the year 1861 josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1861.  

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