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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 05 July 2020

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

Jan 15   On this day in history steam elevator patented by Elisha Otis  

Jan 17   On this day in history flush toilet (with seperate water tank and a pull chain) patented by Mr Thomas Crapper (Honest!)  

Jan 17   On this day in history flush toilet patented by Mr Thomas Crapper (Honest!)  

Jan 18   American Civil War in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   In the year 1861 georgia joins the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War.  

Jan 18   In the year 1861 hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

Jan 19   Georgia becomes 5th state to secede in the year 1861.  

Jan 19   Georgia joins the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1861 georgia seceded from the Union.  

Jan 19   MS troops take Fort Massachusetts an Ship Island in the year 1861.  

Jan 21   On this day in history jefferson Davis of Mississippi & 4 other southern senators resign  

Jan 21   In the year 1861 mississippi Sen. Jefferson Davis resigned from the U.S. Senate, 12 days before Mississippi seceded from the Union.  

Jan 22   Karel Stecker, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Agoston Haraszthy, first vintner in Sonoma Valley, imports 100,000 cuttings of 350 varieties from Europe on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1861 arsenal at Augusta GA seized by Confederacy  

Jan 24   Arsenal at Augusta, Ga seized by Confederacy on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1861 federal troops from Fort Monroe are sent to Fort Pikens  

Jan 26   Louisiana becomes 6th state to secede in the year 1861.  

Jan 29   Kansas becomes 34th state on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history kansas becomes the 34th state of the Union.  

Jan 30   In the year 1861 charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, Mulhouse Alsace, composer  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Friedrich Hebbel's "Siegfrieds Tod," premieres in Weimar on this day in history.  

Jan 31   State of Louisiana takes over US Mint at New Orleans in the year 1861.  

Feb 01   Dike breaks in Gelderland Netherlands in the year 1861.  

Feb 01   Texas votes to secede from the Union in the year 1861.  

Feb 02   Mehmed VI, last sultan of Ottoman Empire (1918-22) in the year 1861.  

Feb 04   In the year 1861 confederate constitutional convention meets for 1st time, Montgomery Ala, Ga, Fla, La, Miss & SC elect Jefferson Davis pres of Confederacy  

Feb 04   Confederate constitutional convention meets for first time, Montgomery AL, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi &South Carolina elect Jefferson Davis President of Confederacy on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1861 1st moving picture peep show machine is patented by Samuel Goodale  

Feb 05   On this day in history first moving picture peep show machine is patented by Samuel Goodale  

Feb 05   In the year 1861 kinematoscope patented by Coleman Sellers, Philadelphia PA  

Feb 05   In the year 1861 louisiana delegation except Mr Bouligny withdraws from Congress  

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Famous Birthdays In 1861

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12) was born on this day in history.  

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   George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 13   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born in the year 1861.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1861 louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   In the year 1861 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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