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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 17 November 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   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   In the year 1862 confederate forces defeated at More's Hill, Mo  

Aug 01   Montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 battle of Cedar Mountain VA (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain)  

Aug 09   Joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46 in the year 1862.  

Aug 10   Battle of Nueces River TX in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1862 general Lee's adjutant major Stuart captured  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Skirmish at Big Hill, Kentucky (2 Federal regiments) in the year 1862.  

Aug 25   Secretary of War authorizes Gen Rufus Saxton to arm 5,000 slaves on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Battle of Cub Run, VA on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Battle of 2nd Bull Run in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1862 birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

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   On this day in history 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   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died in the year 1862.  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1862.  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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