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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jun 20   In the year 1861 arthur Battelle Whiting, composer  

Jun 24   Battle of Mathias Point, VA-US attacks Confederate batteries in the year 1861.  

Jun 24   Tennessee becomes 11th (&last) state to secede from US on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history western Virginia campaign  

Jun 28   In the year 1861 leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest  

Jun 29   In the year 1861 elizabeth Barrett-Browning, writer, dies at 55  

Jun 29   In the year 1861 william James Mayo, surgeon/co-founder Mayo clinic in Minnesota  

Jun 30   In the year 1861 cSS Sumter slips past USS Brooklyn blockade  

Jul 01   In the year 1861 1st public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF  

Jul 01   First public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War) on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history battle of Hoke's Run, WV  

Jul 02   Peter A de Genestet, vicar/poet, dies at 31 in the year 1861.  

Jul 03   On this day in history colonal Jackson receives his commission as brigadier general  

Jul 03   On this day in history peter Jackson, heavyweight boxer (hall of famer)  

Jul 03   In the year 1861 pony Express arrives in SF with overland letters from NY  

Jul 04   In the year 1861 in a special session of 27th Congress Lincoln requests 400,000 troops  

Jul 05   Battle of Carthage, MO on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history engagement at Carthage, Missouri  

Jul 07   Battle of Laurel Hill, VA in the year 1861.  

Jul 07   John Willis Ellis, US governor of NC (1858-61), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 08   CS Gen Sibley is given command of rebel troops in NM territory in the year 1861.  

Jul 10   In the year 1861 lincoln writes to Kentucky's militia & says Union troops will not enter that state  

Jul 11   Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer in the year 1861.  

Jul 11   Battle of Laurel Mountain VA-Gen Morris forces retreat of rebels in the year 1861.  

Jul 12   Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer in the year 1861.  

Jul 13   In the year 1861 battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford)  

Jul 13   Robert Selden Garnett, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history gen McDowell advances toward Fairfax Courthouse, VA with 40,000 troops  

Jul 16   On this day in history battle of Bull Run, the 1st major battle of the Civil War, is fought  

Jul 17   Congress authorizes paper money on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Battle of Blackburn's Ford, VA US57 CS68 in the year 1861.  

Jul 20   In the year 1861 confederate state's congress began holding sessions in Richmond, Va  

Jul 21   1st major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1861 birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

Jan 31   In the year 1861 franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

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

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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