Historical Events In 1861
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Feb 22 On this day in history on a bet Edward Weston leaves Boston to walk to Lincoln's inauguration
Feb 23 In the year 1861 by popular referendum, Texas becomes 7th state to secede from US
Feb 23 In the year 1861 dutch Premier Floris A van Hall resigns
Feb 23 President-elect Lincoln arrives secretly in Washington DC to take office in the year 1861.
Feb 26 On this day in history ferdinand I, Vienna, 1st tsar of modern Bulgaria (1908-18)
Feb 27 Rudolph Steiner, Kraljevic Aust, founder (doctrine of anthroposophy in the year 1861.
Feb 27 Russians shoot at Poles protesting Russian rule of Poland on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1861 uS Congress authorizes first stamped newspaper wrappers for mailing
Feb 27 Warsaw Massacre Russians fire on crowd demonstrating against Russian rule of Poland on this day in history.
Feb 28 Territories of Nevada & Colorado created in the year 1861.
Feb 28 In the year 1861 the Colorado Territory is organized.
Mar 02 On this day in history government Printing Office purchases 1st printing plant, Washington
Mar 02 In the year 1861 government Printing Office purchases a printing plant, Washington DC
Mar 02 In the year 1861 uS Congress creates Dakota &Nevada Territories out of the Nebraska &Utah territories
Mar 03 Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom on this day in history.
Mar 03 Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom [OS=Feb 19] in the year 1861.
Mar 04 Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th President of the United States in the year 1861.
Mar 04 Abraham Lincoln is sworn in as US President in the year 1861.
Mar 04 In the year 1861 confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag
Mar 04 Lincoln inaugurated as 16th President; first time US has 5 former Presidents living on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1861 president Lincoln opens Government Printing Office
Mar 06 Provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army in the year 1861.
Mar 07 In the year 1861 riot occurs between prosecessionist & Union supporters in Knoxville TN
Mar 08 St Augustine FL surrenders to Union armies in the year 1861.
Mar 08 In the year 1861 st Augustine Florida surrenders to Union armies
Mar 09 In the year 1861 confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000
Mar 10 In the year 1861 el Hadj Umar Tall seizes the city of Segou, destroying the Bambara Empire of Mali.
Mar 10 Josepf Francois Snel, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1861.
Mar 11 Confederate convention in Montgomery, adopts constitution on this day in history.
Mar 13 Jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers on this day in history.
Mar 14 Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Mar 16 In the year 1861 arizona Territory votes to leave the Union
Mar 16 Confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain in the year 1861.
Mar 17 Italy declares independence; Kingdom of Italy proclaimed in the year 1861.