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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

May 27   Victoria E Matthews, educator on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history gen Beauregard is given command of Confederate Alexandria Line  

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

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   In the year 1861 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   US & Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange on this day in history.  

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

Jun 03   On this day in history first Civil War land battle-Union defeats Confederacy at Philippi, WV  

Jun 03   On this day in history stephen A Douglas, "Little Giant", senator (Lincoln Debates), dies  

Jun 05   Federal marshals seize arms & gunpower at Du Pont works DE in the year 1861.  

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

Jun 06   In the year 1861 giuseppe Concone, Italian singing teacher, dies at 59  

Jun 06   In the year 1861 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   Tennessee secedes from the Union and joins the Confederacy on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], painter/cartoonist/etcher in the year 1861.  

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

Jun 10   On this day in history josephus T J Cuypers, Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem)  

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

Jun 12   Missouri Governor Claiborne Jackson calls for 50,000 volunteers to stop Federates from taking over his state on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Harpers Ferry evacuated by rebels in face of McClellan's advance on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history johnston evacuates Harpers Ferry  

Jun 16   Battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island) in the year 1861.  

Jun 16   In the year 1861 scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian  

Jun 17   Battle of Boonville, MI-Brig General Lyon defeats Confederate forces in the year 1861.  

Jun 17   In the year 1861 sidney James Jones, composer  

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

Jun 19   Anaheim Post Office established in the year 1861.  

Jun 19   Douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WW I) in the year 1861.  

Jun 19   The birth of Douglas Haig, British field marshal in the year 1861.  

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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   In the year 1861 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Feb 18   On this day in history louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   In the year 1861 josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1861.  

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