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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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

Aug 29   2nd Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) begins in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

Aug 30   Battle of Altamont-Confederates beat Union forces in Tennessee on this day in history.  

Aug 30   In the year 1862 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   Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history north Beach &Mission Railway Company organized in SF  

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

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

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

Sep 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

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

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   In the year 1862 dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament  

Sep 14   Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates in the year 1862.  

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

Sep 15   Confederates conquer Union-weapon arsenal at Harpers Ferry WV in the year 1862.  

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   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   In the year 1862 birth of snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1862 death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

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

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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