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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 25 September 2022

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

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

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

Jul 27   On this day in history steamer "Golden Gate" burns & sinks off west coast of Mexico  

Jul 28   Confederate forces defeated at More's Hill, Mo on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor in the year 1862.  

Aug 04   US govt collects its 1st income tax on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 06   Confederate Army ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Aug 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle of Nueces River TX  

Aug 11   On this day in history carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)  

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

Aug 16   In the year 1862 amos Alonzo Stagg, football pioneer, inventor (tackling dummy)  

Aug 17   In the year 1862 confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky  

Aug 18   General Lee's adjutant major Stuart captured on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1862 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' in the year 1862.  

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

Aug 25   On this day in history secretary of War authorizes Gen Rufus Saxton to arm 5,000 slaves  

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

Aug 28   Battle of 2nd Bull Run in the year 1862.  

Aug 28   Battle of Thoroughfare Gap VA on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1862

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 03   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   In the year 1862 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1862 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

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

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