On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1861

Historical Events

  • US House unanimously passes resolution guaranteeing noninterference with slavery in any state

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President-elect Abraham Lincoln takes train from Spingfield IL to Washington, D.C.

16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln

1861 Highlights

About February 11, 1861

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius