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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Battle of Aspromonte-Italian royal forces defeat rebels in the year 1862.  

Aug 29   In the year 1862 p M B Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911)  

Aug 29   US Bureau of Engraving & Printing begins operation on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 30   On this day in history confederate troops defeat Union forces at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, VA.  

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

Sep 01   In the year 1862 adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist  

Sep 01   In the year 1862 battle at Chantilly (Ox Hill) Virginia (2100 casualties)  

Sep 01   Isaac Ingalls Stevens, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 44 on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Severe action at Chantilly, Virginia in the year 1862.  

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

Sep 04   In the year 1862 gen Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops  

Sep 04   In the year 1862 north Beach &Mission Railway Company organized in SF  

Sep 05   In the year 1862 lee crosses Potomac & enters Maryland  

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

Sep 06   Stonewall Jackson occupies Frederick, Maryland in the year 1862.  

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

Sep 09   In the year 1862 lee splits his army & sends Jackson to capture Harpers Ferry  

Sep 09   Lee splits his army &sends Jackson to capture Harpers Ferry in the year 1862.  

Sep 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle of Harpers Ferry VA  

Sep 13   Dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament in the year 1862.  

Sep 14   Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1862 jesse Lee Reno, Union general-major (Reno Nevada), dies at 39  

Sep 15   Confederates conquer Union-weapon arsenal at Harpers Ferry WV on this day in history.  

Sep 15   On this day in history stonewall Jackson takes Harpers Ferry  

Sep 16   In the year 1862 battle of Antietam, bloodiest day in Civil War (Sharpsburg Md)  

Sep 16   In the year 1862 gen Bragg's army surrounds 4000 federals at Munfordville, KY  

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   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   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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