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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

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

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

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

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

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

May 31   Mint at New Orleans closes in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1861.  

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

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 in the year 1861.  

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

Jun 08   People of Tennessee vote to succeed from Union on this day in history.  

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

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 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   Missouri Governor Claiborne Jackson calls for 50,000 volunteers to stop Federates from taking over his state in the year 1861.  

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

Jun 15   Johnston evacuates Harpers Ferry in the year 1861.  

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

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   In the year 1861 anaheim Post Office established  

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   In the year 1861 birth of helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12)  

Jan 03   William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 14   Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf) was born in the year 1861.  

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

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   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 in the year 1861.  

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

Mar 14   In the year 1861 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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