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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 19 January 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 in the year 1862.  

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

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

Aug 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain)  

Aug 09   In the year 1862 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   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   Gen John Hunt Morgan and his raiders capture Gallatin, TX in the year 1862.  

Aug 14   Lincoln receives 1st group of blacks to confer with US president on this day in history.  

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

Aug 16   Amos Alonzo Stagg, football pioneer, inventor (tackling dummy) in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history 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   The Vienna Stadtpark opens its gates in the year 1862.  

Aug 22   On this day in history battle of Catlett's Station VA  

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   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) 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   Battle of Cub Run, VA on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1862 birth of sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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   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   In the year 1862 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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