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Historical Events In 1861

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Feb 22   In the year 1861 on a bet Edward Weston leaves Boston to walk to Lincoln's inauguration  

Feb 23   By popular referendum, Texas becomes 7th state to secede from US on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

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   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   Territories of Nevada & Colorado created in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1861.  

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

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   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   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   In the year 1861 confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000  

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

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

Mar 16   In the year 1861 arizona Territory votes to leave the Union  

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  

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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 in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of george Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)  

Jan 13   In the year 1861 birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

Jan 14   In the year 1861 birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

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

Jan 18   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1861

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1861 frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65  

Jan 17   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1861.  

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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