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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 16 November 2018

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   In the year 1862 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   Confederate forces defeated at More's Hill, Mo in the year 1862.  

Aug 01   Montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor on this day in history.  

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

Aug 05   Battle of Baton Rouge, LA in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 06   On this day in history cSA ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack  

Aug 06   Francisco Acuna de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71 in the year 1862.  

Aug 09   Battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain) on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1862 joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46  

Aug 10   On this day in history battle of Nueces River TX  

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

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

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

Aug 14   In the year 1862 lincoln receives 1st group of blacks to confer with US president  

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

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

Aug 17   On this day in history confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky  

Aug 18   On this day in history general Lee's adjutant major Stuart captured  

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 in the year 1862.  

Aug 21   In the year 1862 the Vienna Stadtpark opens its gates.  

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

Aug 22   Claude Debussy, St Germain-en-Laye, composer (La Mer, Clair de lune) in the year 1862.  

Aug 22   Henry Bohlen, German/US brig-general (Union), dies in battle at 51 in the year 1862.  

Aug 22   The birth of Claude Debussy, French composer of 'Clair de lune' in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   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   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

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

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