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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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

Apr 18   On this day in history heinrich August Neithardt, composer, dies at 67  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history 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   Warden Oncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish farmer/writer on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history battle of Norfolk, VA  

Apr 20   Robert E Lee resigns from Union army in the year 1861.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 26   In the year 1861 g Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia  

Apr 27   On this day in history georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1861.  

Apr 30   President Lincoln ordered Federal Troops to evacuate Indian Territory on this day in history.  

May 01   Lee orders Confederate troops under T J Jackson to Harper's Ferry in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 lincoln asks for 42,000 Army Volunteers &another 18,000 seamen  

May 04   At Gretna LA, one of 1st guns of Rebel navy is cast in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1861 birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

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

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   On this day in history birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

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   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 in the year 1861.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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