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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

May 27   In the year 1861 victoria E Matthews, educator  

May 29   Dorothea Dix offers help in setting up hospitals for Union Army in the year 1861.  

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

May 31   On this day in history 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   Mint at New Orleans closes on this day in history.  

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

Jun 01   John Q Marr, US Confederate captain, dies in battle at Fairfax Courthouse, the first Confederate death of the war in the year 1861.  

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   1st Civil War land battle-Union defeats Confederacy at Philippi, WV in the year 1861.  

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

Jun 03   Stephen A Douglas, "Little Giant", senator (Lincoln Debates), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 06   On this day in history giuseppe Concone, Italian singing teacher, dies at 59  

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   Tennessee secedes from the Union and joins the Confederacy in the year 1861.  

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

Jun 10   Battle of Big Bethel VA (Bethel Church, Great Bethal)-Union retreats in the year 1861.  

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   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   Johnston evacuates Harpers Ferry on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history 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   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   Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 03   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history 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   Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist was born on this day in history.  

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   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died in the year 1861.  

Jan 31   On this day in history franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

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   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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