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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Sep 17   Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)-bloodiest day of the Civil War in the year 1862.  

Sep 17   On this day in history lawrence O'Bryan Branch, (Rep-D)/Confederate brig-general, dies at 41  

Sep 18   In the year 1862 confederate armies officially divide into corps  

Sep 19   -20] Battle at Blackford's Ford Virginia in the year 1862.  

Sep 19   Adeline De Walt Reynolds, Benton County IA, actress (Son of Dracula) in the year 1862.  

Sep 19   Battle of Luka, Miss on this day in history.  

Sep 19   [Lewis] Henry Little, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 45 on this day in history.  

Sep 22   In the year 1862 abrahan Lincoln, the US President, orders American slaves to be freed  

Sep 22   In the year 1862 president Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1  

Sep 23   On this day in history lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers  

Sep 24   Confederate Congress adopts confederacy seal on this day in history.  

Sep 25   In the year 1862 leon Boellmann, French organist/composer (Variations Symphoniques)  

Sep 25   Skirmish at Davis' Bridge, Tennessee on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Louis Botha, Greytown S Africa, 1st PM of South Africa (1910-19) in the year 1862.  

Sep 27   In the year 1862 the birth of Louis Botha, South African politician; PM of Transvaal  

Sep 29   In the year 1862 william "Bull" Nelson, Union general-major, murdered at 38  

Sep 30   On this day in history first Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri  

Sep 30   In the year 1862 georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer  

Sep 30   In the year 1862 isaac Peace Rodman, banker/Union brig-gen, dies of injury at about 40  

Oct 03   -10] Battle of Corinth, Mississippi in the year 1862.  

Oct 03   Battle of Corinth, Miss on this day in history.  

Oct 03   John Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century) in the year 1862.  

Oct 03   Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47 in the year 1862.  

Oct 04   Battle of Corinth ends in the year 1862.  

Oct 04   William Duncan Smith, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 36 in the year 1862.  

Oct 05   Battle of Big Hatchie River, MS in the year 1862.  

Oct 06   Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, US, politician/author (Progressive) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Battle of Perryville, KY-Confederate invasion halted on this day in history.  

Oct 08   James Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39 in the year 1862.  

Oct 10   In the year 1862 arthur De Greef, composer  

Oct 12   In the year 1862 jEB Stuart completes his "2nd ride around McClellan"  

Oct 12   In the year 1862 maj Gen Earl Van Dorn assumes command of Conf troops in Missisippi  

Oct 13   Bismarck's "Blood & Iron" speech on this day in history.  

Oct 14   On this day in history baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting HR, dies 10/18  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 in the year 1862.  

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

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