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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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 in the year 1862.  

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

Sep 19   In the year 1862 adeline De Walt Reynolds, Benton County IA, actress (Son of Dracula)  

Sep 19   Battle of Luka, Miss in the year 1862.  

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

Sep 22   Abrahan Lincoln, the US President, orders American slaves to be freed on this day in history.  

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

Sep 23   Lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 25   On this day in history skirmish at Davis' Bridge, Tennessee  

Sep 27   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

Sep 29   On this day in history william "Bull" Nelson, Union general-major, murdered at 38  

Sep 30   In the year 1862 first Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri  

Sep 30   Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

Oct 03   On this day in history john Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century)  

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

Oct 04   Battle of Corinth ends in the year 1862.  

Oct 04   On this day in history william Duncan Smith, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 36  

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   Battle of Perryville, KY-Confederate invasion halted in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

Oct 12   Maj Gen Earl Van Dorn assumes command of Conf troops in Missisippi on this day in history.  

Oct 13   On this day in history bismarck's "Blood & Iron" speech  

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 in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

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   In the year 1862 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 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   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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