Historical Events In 1861
Thursday, 23 May 2019
Nov 30 French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens) in the year 1861.
Nov 30 On this day in history harper's Weekly publishes EE Beers' "All quiet along the Potomac"
Dec 04 In the year 1861 lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul)
Dec 05 In the year 1861 armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)
Dec 08 Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history battle of Alleghany Summit, WV
Dec 14 Albert, prince consort of Engld/husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42 on this day in history.
Dec 14 Prince Albert, husband of England's Queen Victoria, dies in London on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 16 In the year 1861 karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71
Dec 17 Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1861 lionel Monckton, composer
Dec 19 Battle of Black Water in the year 1861.
Dec 19 Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator on this day in history.
Dec 20 On this day in history battle of Dranesville, VA
Dec 21 Congress authorizes the Medal of Honor, the Nation's highest award, for Naval personnel on this day in history.
Dec 22 Erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology) on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1861 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
Dec 26 On this day in history friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory)
Dec 26 In the year 1861 philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52
Dec 30 US, banks stops payments in gold in the year 1861.
Dec 31 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record on this day in history.