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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 09 May 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   On this day in history flush toilet (with seperate water tank and a pull chain) patented by Mr Thomas Crapper (Honest!)  

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   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 georgia seceded from the Union.  

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   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 in the year 1861.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 31   In the year 1861 franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

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

Jan 31   In the year 1861 state of Louisiana takes over US Mint at New Orleans  

Feb 01   In the year 1861 dike breaks in Gelderland Netherlands  

Feb 01   On this day in history texas votes to secede from the Union.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

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

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

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

Jan 31   On this day in history franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

Feb 10   In the year 1861 francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

Feb 12   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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