Historical Events In 1861
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Feb 22 On a bet Edward Weston leaves Boston to walk to Lincoln's inauguration on this day in history.
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 In the year 1861 rudolph Steiner, Kraljevic Aust, founder (doctrine of anthroposophy
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 in the year 1861.
Feb 28 The Colorado Territory is organized on this day in history.
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 In the year 1861 russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom
Mar 03 On this day in history russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom [OS=Feb 19]
Mar 04 Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th President of the United States on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1861 abraham Lincoln is sworn in as US President.
Mar 04 On this day in history confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag
Mar 04 Lincoln inaugurated as 16th President; first time US has 5 former Presidents living on this day in history.
Mar 04 President Lincoln opens Government Printing Office in the year 1861.
Mar 06 In the year 1861 provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army
Mar 07 In the year 1861 riot occurs between prosecessionist & Union supporters in Knoxville TN
Mar 08 In the year 1861 st Augustine FL surrenders to Union armies
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 In the year 1861 jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers
Mar 14 In the year 1861 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58
Mar 16 Arizona Territory votes to leave the Union on this day in history.
Mar 16 Confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain on this day in history.
Mar 17 In the year 1861 italy declares independence; Kingdom of Italy proclaimed