On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1861

Historical Events

  • Battle of Laurel Hill, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • John Willis Ellis, US governor of NC (1858-61), dies
1861 Highlights

About July 7, 1861

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer