On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1861

Historical Events

  • First Battle of Bull Run [Battle of First Manassas], 1st major battle of the US Civil War is fought near Manassas, Virginia, Confederate victory

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44
1861 Highlights

About July 21, 1861

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer