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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Apr 18   Col Robert E Lee turns down offer to command Union armies on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Heinrich August Neithardt, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed  

Apr 19   Lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War) in the year 1861.  

Apr 19   In the year 1861 president Lincoln orders blockade of Southern ports from SC to Texas  

Apr 19   In the year 1861 warden Oncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish farmer/writer  

Apr 20   Battle of Norfolk, VA in the year 1861.  

Apr 20   Robert E Lee resigns from Union army on this day in history.  

Apr 21   USS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale in the year 1861.  

Apr 22   Robert E Lee named commander of Virginia Confederate forces in the year 1861.  

Apr 22   On this day in history robert E Lee named commander of Virginia forces  

Apr 23   On this day in history arkansas troops seize Fort Smith  

Apr 23   Arkansas troops seize Ft Smith in the year 1861.  

Apr 23   On this day in history edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal  

Apr 25   On this day in history 7th NY arrives to reinforce Washington, DC  

Apr 26   On this day in history g Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia  

Apr 27   In the year 1861 georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer  

Apr 27   On this day in history president Abe Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus  

Apr 27   President Abe Lincoln suspends writ of habeas corpus in the year 1861.  

Apr 27   President Lincoln extended blockade of Confederacy to VA and NC ports on this day in history.  

Apr 27   West Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from US in the year 1861.  

Apr 29   On this day in history asteroid 68-Leto & Asteroid 69-Hesperia discovered  

Apr 29   On this day in history maryland's House of Delegates vote against seceding from Union  

Apr 29   On this day in history maryland's House of Delegates votes against seceding from Union  

Apr 29   R Luther discovers asteroid #68 Leto in the year 1861.  

Apr 30   In the year 1861 president Lincoln ordered Federal Troops to evacuate Indian Territory  

May 01   On this day in history lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry  

May 03   On this day in history anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, dies at 80  

May 03   On this day in history gen Winfield Scott presents his Anaconda Plan  

May 03   General Winfield Scott presents his Anaconda Plan in the year 1861.  

May 03   On this day in history lincoln asks for 42,000 Army Volunteers &another 18,000 seamen  

May 04   In the year 1861 at Gretna LA, one of 1st guns of Rebel navy is cast  

May 04   At Gretna LA, one of first guns of Rebel navy is cast on this day in history.  

May 05   Alexandria VA - CS troops abandon city 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 in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born in the year 1861.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1861 francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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