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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Nov 30   French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens) on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac" in the year 1861.  

Dec 04   On this day in history lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul)  

Dec 05   In the year 1861 armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)  

Dec 08   On this day in history 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   Battle of Alleghany Summit, WV on this day in history.  

Dec 14   On this day in history albert, prince consort of Engld/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42  

Dec 14   In the year 1861 prince Albert, husband of England's Queen Victoria, dies in London.  

Dec 15   Charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US) on this day in history.  

Dec 15   In the year 1861 gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45  

Dec 16   Karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1861.  

Dec 17   Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer in the year 1861.  

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

Dec 19   Battle of Black Water in the year 1861.  

Dec 19   In the year 1861 constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator  

Dec 20   Battle of Dranesville, VA in the year 1861.  

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

Dec 22   On this day in history erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology)  

Dec 22   In the year 1861 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  

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   On this day in history uS, banks stops payments in gold  

Dec 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 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 in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of george Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1861 franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1861.  

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