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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Jan 15   Steam elevator patented by Elisha Otis on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 18   In the year 1861 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   Georgia becomes 5th state to secede in the year 1861.  

Jan 19   Georgia joins the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War in the year 1861.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 29   On this day in history kansas becomes 34th state  

Jan 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1861 dike breaks in Gelderland Netherlands  

Feb 01   In the year 1861 texas votes to secede from the Union.  

Feb 02   Mehmed VI, last sultan of Ottoman Empire (1918-22) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history confederate constitutional convention meets for first time, Montgomery AL, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi &South Carolina elect Jefferson Davis President of Confederacy  

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   Kinematoscope patented by Coleman Sellers, Philadelphia PA on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Louisiana delegation except Mr Bouligny withdraws from Congress in the year 1861.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1861 death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

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

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

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

Feb 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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