Historical Events In 1861
Sunday, 15 December 2019
Nov 30 French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens) in the year 1861.
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) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 09 In the year 1861 battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah)
Dec 13 On this day in history battle of Alleghany Summit, WV
Dec 14 Albert, prince consort of Engld/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45
Dec 16 Karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Dec 17 Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer on this day in history.
Dec 18 On this day in history lionel Monckton, composer
Dec 19 In the year 1861 battle of Black Water
Dec 19 In the year 1861 constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator
Dec 20 In the year 1861 battle of Dranesville, VA
Dec 21 Congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 26 On this day in history friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory)
Dec 26 In the year 1861 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