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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 15 January 2021

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

Sep 17   In the year 1862 lawrence O'Bryan Branch, (Rep-D)/Confederate brig-general, dies at 41  

Sep 18   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Sep 19   On this day in history battle of Luka, Miss  

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

Sep 22   On this day in history abrahan Lincoln, the US President, orders American slaves to be freed  

Sep 22   President Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1 on this day in history.  

Sep 23   Lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers in the year 1862.  

Sep 24   Confederate Congress adopts confederacy seal in the year 1862.  

Sep 25   Leon Boellmann, French organist/composer (Variations Symphoniques) in the year 1862.  

Sep 25   In the year 1862 skirmish at Davis' Bridge, Tennessee  

Sep 27   Louis Botha, Greytown S Africa, 1st PM of South Africa (1910-19) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 29   William "Bull" Nelson, Union general-major, murdered at 38 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history -10] Battle of Corinth, Mississippi  

Oct 03   On this day in history battle of Corinth, Miss  

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   On this day in history albert Jeremiah Beveridge, US, politician/author (Progressive)  

Oct 08   On this day in history battle of Perryville, KY-Confederate invasion halted  

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

Oct 10   Arthur De Greef, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history jEB Stuart completes his "2nd ride around McClellan"  

Oct 12   On this day in history maj Gen Earl Van Dorn assumes command of Conf troops in Missisippi  

Oct 13   Bismarck's "Blood & Iron" speech in the year 1862.  

Oct 14   Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting HR, dies 10/18 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   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

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