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Historical Events In 1861

Monday, 24 June 2019

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 in the year 1861.  

Apr 19   In the year 1861 baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1861.  

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

Apr 26   G Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia in the year 1861.  

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

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

Apr 27   On this day in history 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   West Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from US in the year 1861.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history president Lincoln ordered Federal Troops to evacuate Indian Territory  

May 01   In the year 1861 lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry  

May 03   Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history at Gretna LA, one of 1st guns of Rebel navy is cast  

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

May 05   In the year 1861 alexandria VA - CS troops abandon city  

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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   On this day in history birth of william Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1861 birth of george Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Feb 10   In the year 1861 francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.  

Mar 14   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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