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Historical Events In 1861

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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

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   On this day in history western Virginia campaign  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 01   Samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   Peter A de Genestet, vicar/poet, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1861.  

Jul 04   In a special session of 27th Congress Lincoln requests 400,000 troops on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history battle of Carthage, MO  

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

Jul 07   In the year 1861 battle of Laurel Hill, VA  

Jul 07   John Willis Ellis, US governor of NC (1858-61), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history 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   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   Helen Herron Taft, 1st lady (1909-12) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 03   William Renshaw, British champion tennis player (d. 1904) was born in the year 1861.  

Jan 06   Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of max Nonne, German neurologist (d. 1959)  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1861 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   Frederik Willem IV, king Prussia (1840-61)/Germ (1849-61), dies at 65 in the year 1861.  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1861 hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

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

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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