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Historical Events In 1861

Saturday, 16 February 2019

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 in the year 1861.  

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

Apr 19   On this day in history lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War)  

Apr 19   President Lincoln orders blockade of Southern ports from SC to Texas in the year 1861.  

Apr 19   In the year 1861 warden Oncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish farmer/writer  

Apr 20   Battle of Norfolk, VA on this day in history.  

Apr 20   In the year 1861 robert E Lee resigns from Union army  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1861 arkansas troops seize Fort Smith  

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

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

May 03   In the year 1861 gen Winfield Scott presents his Anaconda Plan  

May 03   In the year 1861 general Winfield Scott presents his Anaconda Plan  

May 03   In the year 1861 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   At Gretna LA, one of first guns of Rebel navy is cast on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of william Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)  

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   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 in the year 1861.  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   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   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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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