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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 09 August 2020

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 in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

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   Battle of Baton Rouge, LA in the year 1862.  

Aug 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 cSA ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack  

Aug 06   In the year 1862 francisco Acuna de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71  

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

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

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

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

Aug 12   Gen John Hunt Morgan & his raiders capture Gallatin, TX on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 16   In the year 1862 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Henry Bohlen, German/US brig-general (Union), dies in battle at 51 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Aug 27   In the year 1862 battle of Cub Run, VA  

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

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   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history john Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71  

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   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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