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Historical Events In 1861

Friday, 08 November 2019

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

May 29   On this day in history dorothea Dix offers help in setting up hospitals for Union Army  

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 in the year 1861.  

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   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   On this day in history the first skirmish in the Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va  

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   On this day in history 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   John Garland, US Union colonel/brig-general, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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   People of Tennessee vote to succeed from Union in the year 1861.  

Jun 08   Tennessee secedes from the Union and joins the Confederacy in the year 1861.  

Jun 09   In the year 1861 floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], painter/cartoonist/etcher  

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) in the year 1861.  

Jun 11   In the year 1861 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   In the year 1861 harpers Ferry evacuated by rebels in face of McClellan's advance  

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   On this day in history scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian  

Jun 17   On this day in history battle of Boonville, MI-Brig General Lyon defeats Confederate forces  

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   On this day in history anaheim Post Office established  

Jun 19   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf)  

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

Jan 18   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

Feb 18   In the year 1861 louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.  

Mar 14   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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