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