Historical Events In 1861
Sunday, 31 May 2020
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) in the year 1861.
Dec 05 In the year 1861 armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)
Dec 08 Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman) on this day in history.
Dec 08 In the year 1861 william Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born
Dec 09 Battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah) in the year 1861.
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 On this day in history 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 Gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
Dec 16 On this day in history karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71
Dec 17 In the year 1861 fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer
Dec 18 On this day in history 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 On this day in history battle of Dranesville, VA
Dec 21 In the year 1861 congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel.
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 in the year 1861.
Dec 26 Friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory) in the year 1861.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 31 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record in the year 1861.