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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 28 November 2020

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

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   In the year 1862 battle of Baton Rouge, LA  

Aug 05   Thomas Williams, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Aug 06   Francisco Acuna de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 09   In the year 1862 joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46  

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

Aug 12   In the year 1862 gen John Hunt Morgan and his raiders capture Gallatin, TX  

Aug 14   In the year 1862 lincoln receives 1st group of blacks to confer with US president  

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

Aug 16   On this day in history amos Alonzo Stagg, football pioneer, inventor (tackling dummy)  

Aug 17   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

Aug 22   Battle of Catlett's Station VA on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

Aug 23   In the year 1862 skirmish at Big Hill, Kentucky (2 Federal regiments)  

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 in the year 1862.  

Aug 28   Battle of 2nd Bull Run on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

Jan 29   In the year 1862 birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of walter Johannes Damrosch, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died on this day in history.  

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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