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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Jan 14   On this day in history wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

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

Jan 17   Flush toilet (with seperate water tank and a pull chain) patented by Mr Thomas Crapper (Honest!) in the year 1861.  

Jan 17   In the year 1861 flush toilet patented by Mr Thomas Crapper (Honest!)  

Jan 18   American Civil War in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   Georgia joins the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history georgia becomes 5th state to secede  

Jan 19   On this day in history georgia joins the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War.  

Jan 19   On this day in history georgia seceded from the Union.  

Jan 19   On this day in history mS troops take Fort Massachusetts an Ship Island  

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

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

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

Jan 23   In the year 1861 agoston Haraszthy, first vintner in Sonoma Valley, imports 100,000 cuttings of 350 varieties from Europe  

Jan 24   On this day in history arsenal at Augusta GA seized by Confederacy  

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

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

Jan 26   In the year 1861 louisiana becomes 6th state to secede  

Jan 29   In the year 1861 kansas becomes 34th state  

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

Jan 30   Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, Mulhouse Alsace, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 in the year 1861.  

Jan 31   On this day in history friedrich Hebbel's "Siegfrieds Tod," premieres in Weimar  

Jan 31   State of Louisiana takes over US Mint at New Orleans on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Dike breaks in Gelderland Netherlands on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1861 mehmed VI, last sultan of Ottoman Empire (1918-22)  

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 in the year 1861.  

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

Feb 05   First moving picture peep show machine is patented by Samuel Goodale in the year 1861.  

Feb 05   On this day in history kinematoscope patented by Coleman Sellers, Philadelphia PA  

Feb 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1861.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

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   In the year 1861 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   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   On this day in history hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

Feb 18   Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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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