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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Feb 22   In the year 1861 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   In the year 1861 dutch Premier Floris A van Hall resigns  

Feb 23   On this day in history president-elect Lincoln arrives secretly in Washington DC to take office  

Feb 26   In the year 1861 ferdinand I, Vienna, 1st tsar of modern Bulgaria (1908-18)  

Feb 27   In the year 1861 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 in the year 1861.  

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

Feb 28   The Colorado Territory is organized on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Government Printing Office purchases 1st printing plant, Washington in the year 1861.  

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

Mar 02   US Congress creates Dakota &Nevada Territories out of the Nebraska &Utah territories in the year 1861.  

Mar 03   On this day in history russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom  

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

Mar 04   On this day in history abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th President of the United States  

Mar 04   Abraham Lincoln is sworn in as US President in the year 1861.  

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

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   Riot occurs between prosecessionist & Union supporters in Knoxville TN in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000  

Mar 10   El Hadj Umar Tall seizes the city of Segou, destroying the Bambara Empire of Mali on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1861.  

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

Mar 16   In the year 1861 confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain  

Mar 17   Italy declares independence; Kingdom of Italy proclaimed in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 06   George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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 in the year 1861.  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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