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Historical Events In 1861

Monday, 04 July 2022

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

Jun 01   US & Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange in the year 1861.  

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

Jun 03   First Civil War land battle-Union defeats Confederacy at Philippi, WV in the year 1861.  

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 in the year 1861.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], painter/cartoonist/etcher on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Battle of Big Bethel VA (Bethel Church, Great Bethal)-Union retreats on this day in history.  

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

Jun 11   Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 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   In the year 1861 battle of Boonville, MI-Brig General Lyon defeats Confederate forces  

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   On this day in history anaheim Post Office established  

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

Jun 19   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1861 birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1861 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 in the year 1861.  

Feb 10   In the year 1861 francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

Feb 12   In the year 1861 hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

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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