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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Apr 18   In the year 1861 col Robert E Lee turns down offer to command Union armies  

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

Apr 19   Baltimore riots-4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War) on this day in history.  

Apr 19   President Lincoln orders blockade of Southern ports from SC to Texas on this day in history.  

Apr 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history uSS Saratoga captures slaver, Nightingale.  

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 in the year 1861.  

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 in the year 1861.  

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

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   President Abe Lincoln suspends writ of habeas corpus on this day in history.  

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

Apr 27   In the year 1861 west Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from US  

Apr 29   Asteroid 68-Leto & Asteroid 69-Hesperia discovered on this day in history.  

Apr 29   In the year 1861 maryland's House of Delegates vote against seceding from Union  

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

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

Apr 30   President Lincoln ordered Federal Troops to evacuate Indian Territory in the year 1861.  

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

May 03   In the year 1861 anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, dies at 80  

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

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

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

May 05   Alexandria VA - CS troops abandon city on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1861.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1861 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   In the year 1861 birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

Jan 18   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born in the year 1861.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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