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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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

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

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

May 31   In the year 1861 mint at New Orleans closes  

Jun 01   In the year 1861 1st skirmish in Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va  

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   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history stephen A Douglas, "Little Giant", senator (Lincoln Debates), dies  

Jun 05   On this day in history federal marshals seize arms & gunpower at Du Pont works DE  

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   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 in the year 1861.  

Jun 08   In the year 1861 tennessee secedes from the Union and joins the Confederacy.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island)  

Jun 16   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1861.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1861 death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

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

Feb 10   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies in the year 1861.  

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

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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