On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1861

Historical Events

  • Georgia secedes from the Union (US Civil War)
  • Mississippi troops take Fort Massachusetts and Ship Island (US Civil War)
1861 Highlights

About January 19, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn