What Happened on March 4, 1861

Historical Events

President Inaugurated

Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated as the 16th US President

  • Confederate States adopt "Stars & Bars" flag (US Civil War)
  • US President Abraham Lincoln opens Government Printing Office
1861 History

About March 4, 1861

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces