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Historical Events In 1861

Friday, 14 May 2021

Jun 20   On this day in history arthur Battelle Whiting, composer  

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

Jun 24   On this day in history tennessee becomes 11th (&last) state to secede from US  

Jun 25   Western Virginia campaign in the year 1861.  

Jun 28   Leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history cSS Sumter slips past USS Brooklyn blockade  

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

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

Jul 01   Samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War) in the year 1861.  

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

Jul 02   In the year 1861 peter A de Genestet, vicar/poet, dies at 31  

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

Jul 03   Peter Jackson, heavyweight boxer (hall of famer) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle of Carthage, MO  

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

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

Jul 07   On this day in history 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   Lincoln writes to Kentucky's militia & says Union troops will not enter that state on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1861 anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer  

Jul 11   Battle of Laurel Mountain VA-Gen Morris forces retreat of rebels on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history robert Selden Garnett, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 41  

Jul 14   Gen McDowell advances toward Fairfax Courthouse, VA with 40,000 troops on this day in history.  

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

Jul 17   In the year 1861 congress authorizes paper money  

Jul 18   In the year 1861 battle of Blackburn's Ford, VA US57 CS68  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of hans Goldschmidt, German chemist  

Jan 18   Raymond Huntington Woodman, composer was born in the year 1861.  

Famous Deaths In 1861

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1861 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   Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies in the year 1861.  

Feb 12   Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1861.  

Feb 18   Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal affairs, dies at 74 in the year 1861.  

Mar 10   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.  

Mar 14   On this day in history abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58  

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