On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1861

Historical Events

  • First Battle of Springfield [Zagonyi's Charge], fought in Springfield, Missouri, Union victory (US Civil War)
  • Telegraph message sent from St Louis to San Francisco
  • Toronto Stock Exchange created

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer, dies at 82
1861 Highlights

About October 25, 1861

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio