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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 07 March 2021

May 27   On this day in history victoria E Matthews, educator  

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

May 31   Emily Perkins Bissell, welfare worker (1st christmas seal drive, 1907) in the year 1861.  

May 31   In the year 1861 gen Beauregard is given command of Confederate Alexandria Line  

May 31   General Beauregard is given command of Confederate Alexandria Line in the year 1861.  

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

Jun 01   On this day in history 1st skirmish in Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va  

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

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

Jun 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history first Civil War land battle-Union defeats Confederacy at Philippi, WV  

Jun 03   Stephen A Douglas, "Little Giant", senator (Lincoln Debates), dies in the year 1861.  

Jun 05   On this day in history federal marshals seize arms & gunpower at Du Pont works DE  

Jun 05   In the year 1861 john Garland, US Union colonel/brig-general, dies in battle  

Jun 06   Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing teacher, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jun 06   In the year 1861 lincoln's cabinet declares Union govt will pay for expenses once states have mobilized volunteers  

Jun 08   In the year 1861 people of Tennessee vote to succeed from Union  

Jun 08   Tennessee secedes from the Union and joins the Confederacy on this day in history.  

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

Jun 10   On this day in history battle of Big Bethel VA (Bethel Church, Great Bethal)-Union retreats  

Jun 10   Josephus T J Cuypers, Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem) on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer  

Jun 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1861 johnston evacuates Harpers Ferry  

Jun 16   In the year 1861 battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island)  

Jun 16   Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian in the year 1861.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1861 anaheim Post Office established  

Jun 19   In the year 1861 douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WW I)  

Jun 19   The birth of Douglas Haig, British field marshal on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1861 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   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1861 birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

Jan 18   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born in the year 1861.  

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   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 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 in the year 1861.  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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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