What Happened on March 16, 1861

Historical Events

  • Arizona Territory votes to leave the Union (US Civil War)
  • Confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain

Sam Houston Evicted

Edward Clark becomes Governor of Texas, replacing Sam Houston, who is evicted from the office for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the Confederacy (US Civil War)

1861 History

About March 16, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 162 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces