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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.  

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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   William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

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   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of raymond Huntington Woodman, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1861

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65  

Jan 17   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1861 franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

Feb 10   On this day in history francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

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   On this day in history josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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