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Historical Events In 1862

Monday, 27 May 2019

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

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

Sep 18   Confederate armies officially divide into corps on this day in history.  

Sep 19   On this day in history -20] Battle at Blackford's Ford Virginia  

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

Sep 19   In the year 1862 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   Abrahan Lincoln, the US President, orders American slaves to be freed on this day in history.  

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

Sep 23   In the year 1862 lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers  

Sep 24   On this day in history confederate Congress adopts confederacy seal  

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

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

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

Sep 27   The birth of Louis Botha, South African politician; PM of Transvaal on this day in history.  

Sep 29   William "Bull" Nelson, Union general-major, murdered at 38 in the year 1862.  

Sep 30   First Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 battle of Corinth ends  

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   In the year 1862 albert Jeremiah Beveridge, US, politician/author (Progressive)  

Oct 08   In the year 1862 battle of Perryville, KY-Confederate invasion halted  

Oct 08   James Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39 on this day in history.  

Oct 10   On this day in history arthur De Greef, composer  

Oct 12   JEB Stuart completes his "2nd ride around McClellan" on this day in history.  

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   Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting HR, dies 10/18 in the year 1862.  

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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 in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 08   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

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 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 in the year 1862.  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 in the year 1862.  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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