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.