Historical Events In 1861
Monday, 03 October 2022
Nov 30 French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens) on this day in history.
Nov 30 On this day in history harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac"
Dec 04 On this day in history lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul)
Dec 05 Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24) in the year 1861.
Dec 08 In the year 1861 aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman)
Dec 08 In the year 1861 william Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born
Dec 09 On this day in history battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah)
Dec 13 In the year 1861 battle of Alleghany Summit, WV
Dec 14 On this day in history albert, prince consort of Engld/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42
Dec 14 In the year 1861 prince Albert, husband of England's Queen Victoria, dies in London.
Dec 15 On this day in history charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US)
Dec 15 Gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1861.
Dec 16 On this day in history karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71
Dec 17 On this day in history fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer
Dec 18 Lionel Monckton, composer on this day in history.
Dec 19 Battle of Black Water on this day in history.
Dec 19 Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator in the year 1861.
Dec 20 Battle of Dranesville, VA in the year 1861.
Dec 21 On this day in history congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel.
Dec 22 Erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology) on this day in history.
Dec 22 Sara Jeannette Duncan, journalist, novelist, was born at Brantford, Ontario, she joined the Toronto Globe in 1886-87, as its first female full time journalist on this day in history.
Dec 26 Friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory) on this day in history.
Dec 26 Philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.
Dec 30 US, banks stops payments in gold in the year 1861.
Dec 31 On this day in history 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record