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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Nov 30   In the year 1861 french Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens)  

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) in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history 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   Prince Albert, husband of England's Queen Victoria, dies in London in the year 1861.  

Dec 15   On this day in history charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)  

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

Dec 18   Lionel Monckton, composer in the year 1861.  

Dec 19   On this day in history battle of Black Water  

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 in the year 1861.  

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) in the year 1861.  

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   22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of william Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

Jan 06   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history 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   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 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   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   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   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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