Historical Events In 1861
Saturday, 23 February 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 Lillian Russell, [Helen Leonard], US, singer/actress (Great Mogul) on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1861 armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)
Dec 08 In the year 1861 aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman)
Dec 08 William Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, Durant Motors; was born on this day in history.
Dec 09 Battle of Bird Creek, Indian Terr (High Shoal, Chusto-Talasah) on this day in history.
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 Charles Edgar Duryea, inventor (1st auto built & operated in US) in the year 1861.
Dec 15 Gualtiero Sanelli, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1861.
Dec 16 Karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1861.
Dec 17 On this day in history fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer
Dec 18 On this day in history lionel Monckton, composer
Dec 19 In the year 1861 battle of Black Water
Dec 19 Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1861 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 In the year 1861 erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology)
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 On this day in history friedrich Engel, German mathematician (group theory)
Dec 26 Philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52 in the year 1861.
Dec 30 US, banks stops payments in gold on this day in history.
Dec 31 22,990 mm of rain falls in Cherrapunji Assam in 1861, world record in the year 1861.