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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

May 27   Victoria E Matthews, educator in the year 1861.  

May 29   Dorothea Dix offers help in setting up hospitals for Union Army on this day in history.  

May 31   In the year 1861 emily Perkins Bissell, welfare worker (1st christmas seal drive, 1907)  

May 31   Gen Beauregard is given command of Confederate Alexandria Line on this day in history.  

May 31   General Beauregard is given command of Confederate Alexandria Line on this day in history.  

May 31   On this day in history mint at New Orleans closes  

Jun 01   1st skirmish in Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va in the year 1861.  

Jun 01   On this day in history john Q Marr, US Confederate captain, dies in battle at Fairfax Courthouse, the first Confederate death of the war  

Jun 01   The first skirmish in the Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va in the year 1861.  

Jun 01   In the year 1861 uS & Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange  

Jun 03   1st Civil War land battle-Union defeats Confederacy at Philippi, WV on this day in history.  

Jun 03   In the year 1861 first Civil War land battle-Union defeats Confederacy at Philippi, WV  

Jun 03   In the year 1861 stephen A Douglas, "Little Giant", senator (Lincoln Debates), dies  

Jun 05   Federal marshals seize arms & gunpower at Du Pont works DE on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history john Garland, US Union colonel/brig-general, dies in battle  

Jun 06   Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing teacher, dies at 59 in the year 1861.  

Jun 06   On this day in history lincoln's cabinet declares Union govt will pay for expenses once states have mobilized volunteers  

Jun 08   On this day in history people of Tennessee vote to succeed from Union  

Jun 08   On this day in history tennessee secedes from the Union and joins the Confederacy.  

Jun 09   On this day in history floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], painter/cartoonist/etcher  

Jun 10   Battle of Big Bethel VA (Bethel Church, Great Bethal)-Union retreats on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Josephus T J Cuypers, Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem) in the year 1861.  

Jun 11   Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer in the year 1861.  

Jun 12   In the year 1861 missouri Governor Claiborne Jackson calls for 50,000 volunteers to stop Federates from taking over his state  

Jun 14   Harpers Ferry evacuated by rebels in face of McClellan's advance in the year 1861.  

Jun 15   On this day in history johnston evacuates Harpers Ferry  

Jun 16   Battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island) on this day in history.  

Jun 16   Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Battle of Boonville, MI-Brig General Lyon defeats Confederate forces on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Sidney James Jones, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Jose FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os Meus Amores) in the year 1861.  

Jun 19   Anaheim Post Office established on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WW I) on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1861 the birth of Douglas Haig, British field marshal  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

Jan 06   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

Jan 18   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1861 josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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