Historical Events In 1861
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Feb 22 On this day in history on a bet Edward Weston leaves Boston to walk to Lincoln's inauguration
Feb 23 On this day in history by popular referendum, Texas becomes 7th state to secede from US
Feb 23 Dutch Premier Floris A van Hall resigns on this day in history.
Feb 23 President-elect Lincoln arrives secretly in Washington DC to take office on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1861 ferdinand I, Vienna, 1st tsar of modern Bulgaria (1908-18)
Feb 27 On this day in history rudolph Steiner, Kraljevic Aust, founder (doctrine of anthroposophy
Feb 27 Russians shoot at Poles protesting Russian rule of Poland in the year 1861.
Feb 27 On this day in history uS Congress authorizes first stamped newspaper wrappers for mailing
Feb 27 In the year 1861 warsaw Massacre Russians fire on crowd demonstrating against Russian rule of Poland
Feb 28 Territories of Nevada & Colorado created on this day in history.
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 On this day in history government Printing Office purchases a printing plant, Washington DC
Mar 02 US Congress creates Dakota &Nevada Territories out of the Nebraska &Utah territories in the year 1861.
Mar 03 Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom on this day in history.
Mar 03 On this day in history russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom [OS=Feb 19]
Mar 04 Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th President of the United States on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1861 abraham Lincoln is sworn in as US President.
Mar 04 Confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history lincoln inaugurated as 16th President; first time US has 5 former Presidents living
Mar 04 On this day in history president Lincoln opens Government Printing Office
Mar 06 In the year 1861 provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army
Mar 07 In the year 1861 riot occurs between prosecessionist & Union supporters in Knoxville TN
Mar 08 On this day in history st Augustine FL surrenders to Union armies
Mar 08 In the year 1861 st Augustine Florida surrenders to Union armies
Mar 09 Confederate currency authorized-$50, $100, $500, $1,000 in the year 1861.
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 In the year 1861 jefferson Davis signs bill authorizing use of slaves as soldiers
Mar 14 In the year 1861 abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58
Mar 16 On this day in history arizona Territory votes to leave the Union
Mar 16 Confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain in the year 1861.
Mar 17 On this day in history italy declares independence; Kingdom of Italy proclaimed