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Historical Events In 1861

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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

Jun 25   In the year 1861 western Virginia campaign  

Jun 28   Leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest in the year 1861.  

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

Jun 29   William James Mayo, surgeon/co-founder Mayo clinic in Minnesota on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jul 03   Colonal Jackson receives his commission as brigadier general on this day in history.  

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

Jul 03   Pony Express arrives in SF with overland letters from NY on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history engagement at Carthage, Missouri  

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

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

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 in the year 1861.  

Jul 11   On this day in history anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer  

Jul 11   In the year 1861 battle of Laurel Mountain VA-Gen Morris forces retreat of rebels  

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

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

Jul 13   In the year 1861 robert Selden Garnett, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 41  

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

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

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

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

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   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   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   In the year 1861 birth of george Exton Lloyd, Anglican bishop and theologian (d. 1940)  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

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   Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1861.  

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