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Historical Events In 1861

Monday, 20 May 2019

Jun 20   Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Battle of Mathias Point, VA-US attacks Confederate batteries on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Tennessee becomes 11th (&last) state to secede from US in the year 1861.  

Jun 25   Western Virginia campaign in the year 1861.  

Jun 28   On this day in history leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest  

Jun 29   Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, writer, dies at 55 in the year 1861.  

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

Jun 30   CSS Sumter slips past USS Brooklyn blockade on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 01   On this day in history samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War)  

Jul 02   Battle of Hoke's Run, WV on this day in history.  

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

Jul 03   In the year 1861 colonal Jackson receives his commission as brigadier general  

Jul 03   Peter Jackson, heavyweight boxer (hall of famer) in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 battle of Carthage, MO  

Jul 05   In the year 1861 engagement at Carthage, Missouri  

Jul 07   On this day in history battle of Laurel Hill, VA  

Jul 07   In the year 1861 john Willis Ellis, US governor of NC (1858-61), dies  

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

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

Jul 11   In the year 1861 anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer  

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

Jul 12   In the year 1861 anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer  

Jul 13   Battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford) in the year 1861.  

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

Jul 14   In the year 1861 gen McDowell advances toward Fairfax Courthouse, VA with 40,000 troops  

Jul 16   In the year 1861 battle of Bull Run, the 1st major battle of the Civil War, is fought  

Jul 17   On this day in history congress authorizes paper money  

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   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   In the year 1861 birth of heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer  

Jan 06   George Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940) was born in the year 1861.  

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   In the year 1861 birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

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   Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) died in the year 1861.  

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   On this day in history josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

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

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