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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Nov 30   French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens) in the year 1861.  

Nov 30   In the year 1861 harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac"  

Dec 04   In the year 1861 lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul)  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   On this day in history william Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born  

Dec 09   In the year 1861 battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah)  

Dec 13   Battle of Alleghany Summit, WV in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)  

Dec 15   Gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1861.  

Dec 16   In the year 1861 karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71  

Dec 17   In the year 1861 fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer  

Dec 18   Lionel Monckton, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Battle of Black Water on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator  

Dec 20   Battle of Dranesville, VA on this day in history.  

Dec 21   In the year 1861 congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel.  

Dec 22   Erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory)  

Dec 26   On this day in history philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52  

Dec 30   In the year 1861 uS, banks stops payments in gold  

Dec 31   In the year 1861 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) was born in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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