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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 05 April 2020

Aug 28   On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   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   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   On this day in history thornton F Brodhead, US lawyer/politician/brig-general, dies at 40  

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

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

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

Sep 05   In the year 1862 lee crosses the Potomac &enters Maryland  

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

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

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

Sep 14   Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops chases away Confederates on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Jesse Lee Reno, Union general-major (Reno Nevada), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Confederates conquer Union-weapon arsenal at Harpers Ferry WV on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 16   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 birth of snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)  

Jan 03   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

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   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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