Historical Events In 1861
Friday, 10 July 2020
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 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) on this day in history.
Dec 08 Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman) in the year 1861.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45
Dec 16 In the year 1861 karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71
Dec 17 In the year 1861 fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer
Dec 18 In the year 1861 lionel Monckton, composer
Dec 19 Battle of Black Water on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1861 constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator
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 in the year 1861.
Dec 22 Erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology) in the year 1861.
Dec 22 On this day in history 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 Friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory) on this day in history.
Dec 26 On this day in history philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52
Dec 30 On this day in history uS, banks stops payments in gold
Dec 31 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record on this day in history.