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Historical Events In 1861

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

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

Jun 25   Western Virginia campaign on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 29   On this day in history william James Mayo, surgeon/co-founder Mayo clinic in Minnesota  

Jun 30   CSS Sumter slips past USS Brooklyn blockade in the year 1861.  

Jul 01   On this day in history 1st public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF  

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

Jul 01   In the year 1861 samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War)  

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   Colonal Jackson receives his commission as brigadier general in the year 1861.  

Jul 03   In the year 1861 peter Jackson, heavyweight boxer (hall of famer)  

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   Battle of Carthage, MO on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Engagement at Carthage, Missouri on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history battle of Laurel Mountain VA-Gen Morris forces retreat of rebels  

Jul 12   In the year 1861 anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer  

Jul 13   On this day in history battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford)  

Jul 13   Robert Selden Garnett, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 41 in the year 1861.  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1861 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   On this day in history death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

Jan 31   On this day in history franciscus J van Vree, Dutch Catholic foreman, dies at 53  

Feb 10   In the year 1861 francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

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   In the year 1861 josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67  

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

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