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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Jul 24   Johan A de Sleeve, [Adwaita], philosopher/classical/poet (Brahman) in the year 1862.  

Jul 24   Martin Van Buren, 8th pres (1837-41), dies in Kinderhook NY at 79 in the year 1862.  

Jul 27   Hurricane hits Canton; about 40,000 die in the year 1862.  

Jul 27   Steamer "Golden Gate" burns & sinks off west coast of Mexico in the year 1862.  

Jul 28   On this day in history confederate forces defeated at More's Hill, Mo  

Aug 01   On this day in history montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor  

Aug 04   US govt collects its 1st income tax in the year 1862.  

Aug 05   Battle of Baton Rouge, LA on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Thomas Williams, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47 on this day in history.  

Aug 06   In the year 1862 confederate Army ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack  

Aug 06   In the year 1862 cSA ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack  

Aug 06   Francisco Acuna de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain) in the year 1862.  

Aug 09   Joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46 in the year 1862.  

Aug 10   Battle of Nueces River TX on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.  

Aug 12   In the year 1862 gen John Hunt Morgan & his raiders capture Gallatin, TX  

Aug 12   In the year 1862 gen John Hunt Morgan and his raiders capture Gallatin, TX  

Aug 14   Lincoln receives 1st group of blacks to confer with US president on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1862 lincoln receives first group of blacks to confer with US president  

Aug 16   Amos Alonzo Stagg, football pioneer, inventor (tackling dummy) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky in the year 1862.  

Aug 18   General Lee's adjutant major Stuart captured in the year 1862.  

Aug 21   Billy Barker discovers gold in creeks running into the Quesnel River; town of Barkerville, BC, grows up around mine; the find sparks a massive gold rush into the Cariboo on this day in history.  

Aug 21   The Vienna Stadtpark opens its gates in the year 1862.  

Aug 22   Battle of Catlett's Station VA on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history claude Debussy, St Germain-en-Laye, composer (La Mer, Clair de lune)  

Aug 22   On this day in history henry Bohlen, German/US brig-general (Union), dies in battle at 51  

Aug 22   The birth of Claude Debussy, French composer of 'Clair de lune' on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history skirmish at Big Hill, Kentucky (2 Federal regiments)  

Aug 25   Secretary of War authorizes Gen Rufus Saxton to arm 5,000 slaves in the year 1862.  

Aug 27   Battle of Cub Run, VA in the year 1862.  

Aug 28   On this day in history battle of 2nd Bull Run  

Aug 28   Battle of Thoroughfare Gap VA in the year 1862.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1862

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1862 birth of snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)  

Jan 03   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born in the year 1862.  

Famous Deaths In 1862

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 in the year 1862.  

Jan 20   On this day in history death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 in the year 1862.  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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