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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Aug 28   Belle Boyd released from Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC in the year 1862.  

Aug 29   On this day in history 2nd Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) begins  

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

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

Aug 29   US Bureau of Engraving & Printing begins operation in the year 1862.  

Aug 30   In the year 1862 2nd Battle of Bull Run  

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

Aug 31   In the year 1862 george William Taylor, US Union brig-general, dies in battle  

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

Sep 01   Battle at Chantilly (Ox Hill) Virginia (2100 casualties) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history isaac Ingalls Stevens, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 44  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

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

Sep 06   On this day in history stonewall Jackson occupies Fredrick, Maryland  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament  

Sep 14   On this day in history battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates  

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   Stonewall Jackson takes Harpers Ferry in the year 1862.  

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

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

Sep 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1862 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   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

Feb 03   In the year 1862 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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