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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Feb 22   On a bet Edward Weston leaves Boston to walk to Lincoln's inauguration in the year 1861.  

Feb 23   By popular referendum, Texas becomes 7th state to secede from US in the year 1861.  

Feb 23   Dutch Premier Floris A van Hall resigns in the year 1861.  

Feb 23   In the year 1861 president-elect Lincoln arrives secretly in Washington DC to take office  

Feb 26   Ferdinand I, Vienna, 1st tsar of modern Bulgaria (1908-18) in the year 1861.  

Feb 27   On this day in history rudolph Steiner, Kraljevic Aust, founder (doctrine of anthroposophy  

Feb 27   In the year 1861 russians shoot at Poles protesting Russian rule of Poland  

Feb 27   US Congress authorizes first stamped newspaper wrappers for mailing in the year 1861.  

Feb 27   Warsaw Massacre Russians fire on crowd demonstrating against Russian rule of Poland on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Territories of Nevada & Colorado created in the year 1861.  

Feb 28   In the year 1861 the Colorado Territory is organized.  

Mar 02   Government Printing Office purchases 1st printing plant, Washington on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Government Printing Office purchases a printing plant, Washington DC on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1861 uS Congress creates Dakota &Nevada Territories out of the Nebraska &Utah territories  

Mar 03   In the year 1861 russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom  

Mar 03   Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom [OS=Feb 19] in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 lincoln inaugurated as 16th President; first time US has 5 former Presidents living  

Mar 04   In the year 1861 president Lincoln opens Government Printing Office  

Mar 06   Provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army in the year 1861.  

Mar 07   In the year 1861 riot occurs between prosecessionist & Union supporters in Knoxville TN  

Mar 08   St Augustine FL surrenders to Union armies on this day in history.  

Mar 08   On this day in history st Augustine Florida surrenders to Union armies  

Mar 09   In the year 1861 confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000  

Mar 10   In the year 1861 el Hadj Umar Tall seizes the city of Segou, destroying the Bambara Empire of Mali.  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.  

Mar 11   Confederate convention in Montgomery, adopts constitution on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers  

Mar 14   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

Mar 16   On this day in history arizona Territory votes to leave the Union  

Mar 16   Confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain in the year 1861.  

Mar 17   On this day in history italy declares independence; Kingdom of Italy proclaimed  

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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 in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 13   In the year 1861 birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

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   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born in the year 1861.  

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 in the year 1861.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies in the year 1861.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1861 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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