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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Feb 22   On this day in history on a bet Edward Weston leaves Boston to walk to Lincoln's inauguration  

Feb 23   In the year 1861 by popular referendum, Texas becomes 7th state to secede from US  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history russians shoot at Poles protesting Russian rule of Poland  

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   In the year 1861 territories of Nevada & Colorado created  

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   Government Printing Office purchases a printing plant, Washington DC in the year 1861.  

Mar 02   On this day in history uS Congress creates Dakota &Nevada Territories out of the Nebraska &Utah territories  

Mar 03   Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom [OS=Feb 19] on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th President of the United States in the year 1861.  

Mar 04   Abraham Lincoln is sworn in as US President on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag in the year 1861.  

Mar 04   In the year 1861 lincoln inaugurated as 16th President; first time US has 5 former Presidents living  

Mar 04   President Lincoln opens Government Printing Office in the year 1861.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Confederate convention in Montgomery, adopts constitution in the year 1861.  

Mar 13   Jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 16   Confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

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

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1861 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   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died in the year 1861.  

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

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

Feb 12   On this day in history hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

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   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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