Historical Events In 1861
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Feb 22 In the year 1861 on a bet Edward Weston leaves Boston to walk to Lincoln's inauguration
Feb 23 By popular referendum, Texas becomes 7th state to secede from US on this day in history.
Feb 23 Dutch Premier Floris A van Hall resigns on this day in history.
Feb 23 President-elect Lincoln arrives secretly in Washington DC to take office in the year 1861.
Feb 26 Ferdinand I, Vienna, 1st tsar of modern Bulgaria (1908-18) in the year 1861.
Feb 27 In the year 1861 rudolph Steiner, Kraljevic Aust, founder (doctrine of anthroposophy
Feb 27 Russians shoot at Poles protesting Russian rule of Poland on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history uS Congress authorizes first stamped newspaper wrappers for mailing
Feb 27 Warsaw Massacre Russians fire on crowd demonstrating against Russian rule of Poland in the year 1861.
Feb 28 Territories of Nevada & Colorado created in the year 1861.
Feb 28 On this day in history the Colorado Territory is organized.
Mar 02 In the year 1861 government Printing Office purchases 1st printing plant, Washington
Mar 02 On this day in history government Printing Office purchases a printing plant, Washington DC
Mar 02 In the year 1861 uS Congress creates Dakota &Nevada Territories out of the Nebraska &Utah territories
Mar 03 Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom in the year 1861.
Mar 03 In the year 1861 russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom [OS=Feb 19]
Mar 04 On this day in history abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th President of the United States
Mar 04 In the year 1861 abraham Lincoln is sworn in as US President.
Mar 04 Confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag on this day in history.
Mar 04 Lincoln inaugurated as 16th President; first time US has 5 former Presidents living in the year 1861.
Mar 04 In the year 1861 president Lincoln opens Government Printing Office
Mar 06 In the year 1861 provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army
Mar 07 On this day in history riot occurs between prosecessionist & Union supporters in Knoxville TN
Mar 08 St Augustine FL surrenders to Union armies in the year 1861.
Mar 08 St Augustine Florida surrenders to Union armies in the year 1861.
Mar 09 In the year 1861 confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000
Mar 10 On this day in history el Hadj Umar Tall seizes the city of Segou, destroying the Bambara Empire of Mali.
Mar 10 In the year 1861 josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67
Mar 11 On this day in history confederate convention in Montgomery, adopts constitution
Mar 13 Jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58
Mar 16 In the year 1861 arizona Territory votes to leave the Union
Mar 16 Confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain on this day in history.
Mar 17 In the year 1861 italy declares independence; Kingdom of Italy proclaimed