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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Aug 28   In the year 1862 belle Boyd released from Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC  

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

Aug 29   On this day in history uS Bureau of Engraving & Printing begins operation  

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

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

Aug 30   In the year 1862 battle of Altamont-Confederates beat Union forces in Tennessee  

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

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

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

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   Severe action at Chantilly, Virginia on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Thornton F Brodhead, US lawyer/politician/brig-general, dies at 40 in the year 1862.  

Sep 04   Gen Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 05   On this day in history lee crosses the Potomac &enters Maryland  

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

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

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

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

Sep 10   Carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62), dies at 71 in the year 1862.  

Sep 11   In the year 1862 o Henry, [William Sydney Porter], short story writer  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 14   On this day in history jesse Lee Reno, Union general-major (Reno Nevada), dies at 39  

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

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

Sep 16   On this day in history 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   Battle of Cumberland Gap, TN-evacuted by Federals in the year 1862.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1862 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   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   In the year 1862 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   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   On this day in history james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

Feb 03   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

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

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