On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1861

Historical Events

  • Fort Pikens, Florida, falls into state hands (US Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilhelm von Polenz, German writer (Der Pfarrer von Breitendorf), born in Cunewalde, Germany (d. 1903)
1861 Highlights

About January 14, 1861

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn