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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 09 December 2021

Aug 28   Belle Boyd released from Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC on this day in history.  

Aug 29   2nd Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) begins in the year 1862.  

Aug 29   In the year 1862 battle of Aspromonte-Italian royal forces defeat rebels  

Aug 29   P M B Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1862 uS Bureau of Engraving & Printing begins operation  

Aug 30   On this day in history 2nd Battle of Bull Run  

Aug 30   In the year 1862 battle of 2nd Manassas-Pope defeated by Lee-Battle of Richmond, KY  

Aug 30   Battle of Altamont-Confederates beat Union forces in Tennessee in the year 1862.  

Aug 30   Confederate troops defeat Union forces at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, VA in the year 1862.  

Aug 31   On this day in history george William Taylor, US Union brig-general, dies in battle  

Sep 01   Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Battle at Chantilly (Ox Hill) Virginia (2100 casualties) in the year 1862.  

Sep 01   Isaac Ingalls Stevens, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 44 in the year 1862.  

Sep 01   In the year 1862 severe action at Chantilly, Virginia  

Sep 02   Thornton F Brodhead, US lawyer/politician/brig-general, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Sep 04   On this day in history gen Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops  

Sep 04   North Beach &Mission Railway Company organized in SF in the year 1862.  

Sep 05   Lee crosses Potomac & enters Maryland on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Lee crosses the Potomac &enters Maryland in the year 1862.  

Sep 06   In the year 1862 stonewall Jackson occupies Frederick, Maryland  

Sep 06   Stonewall Jackson occupies Fredrick, Maryland on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Lee splits his army & sends Jackson to capture Harpers Ferry on this day in history.  

Sep 09   Lee splits his army &sends Jackson to capture Harpers Ferry on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1862 carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62), dies at 71  

Sep 11   O Henry, [William Sydney Porter], short story writer on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Battle of Harpers Ferry VA in the year 1862.  

Sep 13   Dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates in the year 1862.  

Sep 14   Jesse Lee Reno, Union general-major (Reno Nevada), dies at 39 in the year 1862.  

Sep 15   In the year 1862 confederates conquer Union-weapon arsenal at Harpers Ferry WV  

Sep 15   Stonewall Jackson takes Harpers Ferry in the year 1862.  

Sep 16   Battle of Antietam, bloodiest day in Civil War (Sharpsburg Md) on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Gen Bragg's army surrounds 4000 federals at Munfordville, KY in the year 1862.  

Sep 17   In the year 1862 battle of Cumberland Gap, TN-evacuted by Federals  

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Famous Birthdays In 1862

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   In the year 1862 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

Feb 07   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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