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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 10 April 2021

Jul 24   In the year 1862 johan A de Sleeve, [Adwaita], philosopher/classical/poet (Brahman)  

Jul 24   Martin Van Buren, 8th pres (1837-41), dies in Kinderhook NY at 79 on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history hurricane hits Canton; about 40,000 die  

Jul 27   In the year 1862 steamer "Golden Gate" burns & sinks off west coast of Mexico  

Jul 28   In the year 1862 confederate forces defeated at More's Hill, Mo  

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

Aug 04   On this day in history uS govt collects its 1st income tax  

Aug 05   On this day in history battle of Baton Rouge, LA  

Aug 05   In the year 1862 thomas Williams, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47  

Aug 06   Confederate Army ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack in the year 1862.  

Aug 06   CSA ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack in the year 1862.  

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

Aug 09   In the year 1862 battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain)  

Aug 09   Joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   In the year 1862 battle of Nueces River TX  

Aug 11   In the year 1862 carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)  

Aug 12   Gen John Hunt Morgan & his raiders capture Gallatin, TX in the year 1862.  

Aug 12   On this day in history gen John Hunt Morgan and his raiders capture Gallatin, TX  

Aug 14   Lincoln receives 1st group of blacks to confer with US president in the year 1862.  

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

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

Aug 17   Confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky on this day in history.  

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

Aug 21   In the year 1862 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.  

Aug 21   On this day in history the Vienna Stadtpark opens its gates.  

Aug 22   Battle of Catlett's Station VA in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history the birth of Claude Debussy, French composer of 'Clair de lune'  

Aug 23   Skirmish at Big Hill, Kentucky (2 Federal regiments) in the year 1862.  

Aug 25   Secretary of War authorizes Gen Rufus Saxton to arm 5,000 slaves on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history battle of Cub Run, VA  

Aug 28   Battle of 2nd Bull Run on this day in history.  

Aug 28   In the year 1862 battle of Thoroughfare Gap VA  

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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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

Jan 23   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 29   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1862 birth of walter Johannes Damrosch, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1862

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1862 death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

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

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 in the year 1862.  

Feb 07   In the year 1862 frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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