The year 1861 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1861 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1861 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
14 JulyAn American man named Cott Ling made a machine gun.
31 JulyCherrapunji in Assam received 9,300 milliliters of rain, which became a world record.
24 OctoberCalifornia Justice Stephen J. Fields sent the first intercontinental telegraph message to US President Lincoln.
25 DecemberMadan Mohan Malviya, a social worker and the leader of Kashi Hindu University, was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
20 MarchThe city of Mendona in Argentina was completely devastated by a powerful earthquake.
11 JanuaryAmerican Civil War: Alabama seceded from the United Nations.
28 FebruaryColorado was established as a territory of the United States.
19 MarchThe first Taranaki war ended in New Zealand.
17 AprilAmerican Civil War: Virginia seceded from the United States.
29 MayThe Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce was established.
19 JuneFrancis Peerpont was elected provisional governor of West Virginia.
17 JulyThe US Congress authorized the money inscribed on paper.
30 AugustJohn Fremons proposed to free the slaves of the Missouri rebels.
16 SeptemberSavings Bank opened in British Post Office.
16 OctoberThe sale of federal postage stamps began.
04 NovemberThe University of Washington was established in Seattle.
30 DecemberUS bank stopped payments over gold.
08 FebruaryAmerican Civil War-Jefferson Davis was named as the provisional president of the Confederate States of America.
03 MarchThe Emancipation Manifesto of Tsar Alexander II wasproclaimed, abolishing serfdom in Imperial Russia.
12 AprilInaugurating the US Civil War, Confederate forces started firing at Fort Sumer at Fort Sumer at Charleston, South Carolina.
19 AprilThe first bloodshed of the US civil war, war occurred when Confederate Sympathy in Baltimore, Maryland, on the members of Massachusetts Military N Marg, Washington, D.C.
21 JulyIn the first battle of Bull Run, American Citizen War, Joseph E. Johnsand P. Yes. Tea. The first major ground battle led by Irwin McDowell, the Army, under the Burgard.
05 AugustWith the passage of the Revenue Act, the US government released the first income tax -3% of all income in $ 800 (later rescued in 1872).
10 AugustThe Battle of Creek of American Civil War-Wesman, the first major battle of the West of the Missippi River.
28 AugustThe army of the American Civil Wrong-Sangha successfully enhanced its strategy by capturing two federal forts on external banks in North Carolina.
25 OctoberThe Toronto Stock Exchange, the best and petro chemical companies listed in the world were established.
07 NovemberAmerican Citizen War-future US President Elis S. Grant Mississippi County was engaged in his first fighter lead role in Belmont's battle in Missouri.
09 NovemberAmerican Citizen War-USS San Jacinto stopped the British Melship Trent and arrested two Confederate messengers for Europe, creating a major diplomatic crisis between the United Kingdom and the United States.
10 DecemberThe forces led by an anti-colonial guerrilla Nagyun Troung Trok in South Vietnam drowned the French Lorcha Elaspence.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1861 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
07 MayIndia's famous Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta. Rabindranath Tagore is the first person in Asia to be awarded the Nobel Prize.
24 SeptemberMadame Bhikaji Cama, the principal leader of the nationalist movement in the Indian freedom struggle, was born.
02 AugustFamous scientist Prafulla Chandra Rai, who was an Indian, is considered the 'father of chemistry'.
10 MarchCanada's female poet Mrs. Polin Johnson was born. She was born in the faction of the Rand Indian caste who had to migrate to Canada from the United States.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1861 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
18 JulyKadambini Ganguly / Doctor / India
07 MayRabindranath Tagore / Poet / India
24 SeptemberBhikaiji Cama / Freedom Fighter / India
06 MayMotilal Nehru / Freedom Fighter / India
25 DecemberMadan Mohan Malaviya / Education reformer, politician / India
06 MayMotilal Nehru / Freedom Fighter / India
06 MayMotilal Nehru / Lawyer / India
06 MayMotilal Nehru / Politician / India
07 MayRabindra Nath Tagore / Writer / India
07 MayRabindranath Tagore / Poet / India
07 MayRavindra Nath Tagore / Poet / India
15 SeptemberM. Visvesvaraya / Engineer / India
15 SeptemberM. Visvesvaraya / Scientist / India
18 JuneDevaki Nandan Khatri / Writer / India
18 JulyKadambini Ganguly / Doctor / India
24 SeptemberBhikaiji Cama / Activist / India
24 SeptemberBhikaiji Rustom Cama / Freedom Fighter / India
25 DecemberMadan Mohan Malaviya / Educationist / India
25 DecemberMadan Mohan Malaviya / Lawyer / India
25 DecemberMadan Mohan Malviya / Freedom Fighter / India

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