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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Sep 17   Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)-bloodiest day of the Civil War on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1862 [Lewis] Henry Little, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 45  

Sep 22   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oct 04   Battle of Corinth ends on this day in history.  

Oct 04   William Duncan Smith, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 06   Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, US, politician/author (Progressive) in the year 1862.  

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

Oct 08   On this day in history james Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

Oct 14   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 08   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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   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   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1862 frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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