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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

Jan 17   Flush toilet patented by Mr Thomas Crapper (Honest!) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history american Civil War  

Jan 18   Georgia joins the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War in the year 1861.  

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

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

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

Jan 19   Georgia seceded from the Union on this day in history.  

Jan 19   MS troops take Fort Massachusetts an Ship Island on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Jefferson Davis of Mississippi & 4 other southern senators resign on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history mississippi Sen. Jefferson Davis resigned from the U.S. Senate, 12 days before Mississippi seceded from the Union.  

Jan 22   In the year 1861 karel Stecker, composer  

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

Jan 24   Arsenal at Augusta GA seized by Confederacy in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history federal troops from Fort Monroe are sent to Fort Pikens  

Jan 26   Louisiana becomes 6th state to secede on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Kansas becomes 34th state in the year 1861.  

Jan 29   In the year 1861 kansas becomes the 34th state of the Union.  

Jan 30   On this day in history charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, Mulhouse Alsace, composer  

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

Jan 31   Friedrich Hebbel's "Siegfrieds Tod," premieres in Weimar in the year 1861.  

Jan 31   On this day in history state of Louisiana takes over US Mint at New Orleans  

Feb 01   On this day in history dike breaks in Gelderland Netherlands  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history mehmed VI, last sultan of Ottoman Empire (1918-22)  

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

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   1st moving picture peep show machine is patented by Samuel Goodale in the year 1861.  

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

Feb 05   Kinematoscope patented by Coleman Sellers, Philadelphia PA in the year 1861.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 18   In the year 1861 birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

Jan 18   In the year 1861 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   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1861.  

Feb 18   Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74 in the year 1861.  

Mar 10   On this day in history josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

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

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