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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

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

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

Aug 29   Battle of Aspromonte-Italian royal forces defeat rebels on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history p M B Maurice Maeterlinck, Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911)  

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

Aug 30   2nd Battle of Bull Run in the year 1862.  

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   George William Taylor, US Union brig-general, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

Sep 01   On this day in history battle at Chantilly (Ox Hill) Virginia (2100 casualties)  

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

Sep 01   On this day in history severe action at Chantilly, Virginia  

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

Sep 04   In the year 1862 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   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 in the year 1862.  

Sep 10   Carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Sep 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates  

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

Sep 15   On this day in history confederates conquer Union-weapon arsenal at Harpers Ferry WV  

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 on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 23   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

Jan 29   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

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

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 on this day in history.  

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

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

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