On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1861

Historical Events

  • Baltimore riots - 4 soldiers, 9 civilians killed
  • Lincoln orders blockade of Confederate ports (Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Vermeulen, Flemish writer, born in Beselare, Belgium (d. 1934)
1861 Highlights

About April 19, 1861

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries