1861

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This article is about the year 1861. For the number, see 1861 (number).
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1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Julian calendar, the 1861st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 861st year of the 2nd millennium, the 61st year of the 19th century, and the 2nd year of the 1860s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1861 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events

January–March

March 4: Lincoln inaugurated

April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

Births

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

Deaths

January–June

July–December

References

  1. "Fairground Rides - A Chronological Development". National Fairground Archive. University of Sheffield. 2007. Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  2. BBC History Magazine (February 2011) p. 11.
  3. Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  4. Weider History Group: 1861 French Conquest of Saigon: Battle of the Ky Hoa Forts. Accessed 11 March 2013
  5. "The Lincoln Bible". World Digital Library. 1853. Retrieved 2013-09-02. 
  6. http://education.cambridge.org/media/577146 "Imperial Russia, revolutions_and_the_emergence_of_the_Soviet_state". Accessed 11 March 2013
  7. Sellick, Douglas R. G. (2010). Pirate Outrages: True Stories of Terror on the China Seas. Fremantle Press. ISBN 1-921696-07-9. 
  8. Negotiating with Imperialism. 
  9. US Department of State - Office of the Historian: Milestones: 1861-1865. Accessed 11 March 2013

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