On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1861

Historical Events

  • Indianola TX - "Star of West" taken by Confederacy
  • Virginia secedes from the Union (US Civil War)
1861 Highlights

About April 17, 1861

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries