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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 22 September 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   On this day in history dutch Premier Floris A van Hall resigns  

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Rudolph Steiner, Kraljevic Aust, founder (doctrine of anthroposophy in the year 1861.  

Feb 27   Russians shoot at Poles protesting Russian rule of Poland on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1861 uS Congress authorizes first stamped newspaper wrappers for mailing  

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

Feb 28   Territories of Nevada & Colorado created on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1861 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1861 russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom [OS=Feb 19]  

Mar 04   In the year 1861 abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th President of the United States  

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

Mar 04   On this day in history confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag  

Mar 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000 in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 confederate convention in Montgomery, adopts constitution  

Mar 13   In the year 1861 jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers  

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

Mar 16   Arizona Territory votes to leave the Union in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 birth of helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)  

Jan 03   William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 14   Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born in the year 1861.  

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   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   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1861.  

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 in the year 1861.  

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

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