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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

Aug 30   Battle of 2nd Manassas-Pope defeated by Lee-Battle of Richmond, KY on this day in history.  

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 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   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 in the year 1862.  

Sep 04   Gen Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   In the year 1862 battle of Harpers Ferry VA  

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

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   On this day in history battle of Antietam, bloodiest day in Civil War (Sharpsburg Md)  

Sep 16   On this day in history gen Bragg's army surrounds 4000 federals at Munfordville, KY  

Sep 17   Battle of Cumberland Gap, TN-evacuted by Federals on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history 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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