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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

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   In the year 1861 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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 21   USS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale on this day in history.  

Apr 22   In the year 1861 robert E Lee named commander of Virginia Confederate forces  

Apr 22   In the year 1861 robert E Lee named commander of Virginia forces  

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

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

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

Apr 27   Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 29   In the year 1861 r Luther discovers asteroid #68 Leto  

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   In the year 1861 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1861.  

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

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 in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born on this day in history.  

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   Frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65 in the year 1861.  

Jan 17   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died in the year 1861.  

Jan 31   In the year 1861 franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

Feb 10   On this day in history francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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