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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Jul 24   Johan A de Sleeve, [Adwaita], philosopher/classical/poet (Brahman) in the year 1862.  

Jul 24   On this day in history martin Van Buren, 8th pres (1837-41), dies in Kinderhook NY at 79  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1862 montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor  

Aug 04   In the year 1862 uS govt collects its 1st income tax  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain)  

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   Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) in the year 1862.  

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

Aug 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 17   Confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky in the year 1862.  

Aug 18   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history the birth of Claude Debussy, French composer of 'Clair de lune'  

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

Aug 25   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 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   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   In the year 1862 birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1862.  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

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