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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Apr 18   Col Robert E Lee turns down offer to command Union armies in the year 1861.  

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

Apr 19   Baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed in the year 1861.  

Apr 19   In the year 1861 lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War)  

Apr 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle of Norfolk, VA  

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   In the year 1861 robert E Lee named commander of Virginia Confederate forces  

Apr 22   Robert E Lee named commander of Virginia forces on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Arkansas troops seize Fort Smith on this day in history.  

Apr 23   In the year 1861 arkansas troops seize Ft Smith  

Apr 23   Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st viscount Allenby of Megiddo/Fieldmarshal on this day in history.  

Apr 25   7th NY arrives to reinforce Washington, DC in the year 1861.  

Apr 26   G Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer in the year 1861.  

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

Apr 27   In the year 1861 president Abe Lincoln suspends writ of habeas corpus  

Apr 27   In the year 1861 president Lincoln extended blockade of Confederacy to VA and NC ports  

Apr 27   On this day in history west Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from US  

Apr 29   Asteroid 68-Leto & Asteroid 69-Hesperia discovered in the year 1861.  

Apr 29   Maryland's House of Delegates vote against seceding from Union in the year 1861.  

Apr 29   Maryland's House of Delegates votes against seceding from Union on this day in history.  

Apr 29   R Luther discovers asteroid #68 Leto on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 general Winfield Scott presents his Anaconda Plan  

May 03   Lincoln asks for 42,000 Army Volunteers &another 18,000 seamen on this day in history.  

May 04   At Gretna LA, one of 1st guns of Rebel navy is cast on this day in history.  

May 04   At Gretna LA, one of first guns of Rebel navy is cast in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history birth of helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)  

Jan 03   In the year 1861 birth of william Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

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   In the year 1861 birth of raymond Huntington Woodman, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1861

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

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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