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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

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   Hurricane hits Canton; about 40,000 die on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1862.  

Aug 05   In the year 1862 battle of Baton Rouge, LA  

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

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

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

Aug 06   On this day in history francisco Acuna de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71  

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

Aug 09   On this day in history joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history amos Alonzo Stagg, football pioneer, inventor (tackling dummy)  

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   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   In the year 1862 battle of Catlett's Station VA  

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

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' on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Skirmish at Big Hill, Kentucky (2 Federal regiments) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1862.  

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   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1862.  

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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