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Historical Events In 1861

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Jun 20   Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer in the year 1861.  

Jun 24   In the year 1861 battle of Mathias Point, VA-US attacks Confederate batteries  

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

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   On this day in history elizabeth Barrett-Browning, writer, dies at 55  

Jun 29   On this day in history 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   1st public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1861 battle of Hoke's Run, WV  

Jul 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 peter Jackson, heavyweight boxer (hall of famer)  

Jul 03   On this day in history pony Express arrives in SF with overland letters from NY  

Jul 04   On this day in history 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   Engagement at Carthage, Missouri in the year 1861.  

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

Jul 07   John Willis Ellis, US governor of NC (1858-61), dies in the year 1861.  

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

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 in the year 1861.  

Jul 12   On this day in history anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer  

Jul 13   Battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1861 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   Battle of Blackburn's Ford, VA US57 CS68 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 21   In the year 1861 1st major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins  

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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   On this day in history birth of william Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904)  

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 in the year 1861.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1861 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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