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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 19 July 2019

Sep 17   On this day in history battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)-bloodiest day of the Civil War  

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

Sep 18   Confederate armies officially divide into corps in the year 1862.  

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

Sep 19   On this day in history adeline De Walt Reynolds, Benton County IA, actress (Son of Dracula)  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 john Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century)  

Oct 03   Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47 on this day in history.  

Oct 04   In the year 1862 battle of Corinth ends  

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

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

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

Oct 10   Arthur De Greef, composer in the year 1862.  

Oct 12   JEB Stuart completes his "2nd ride around McClellan" in the year 1862.  

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

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

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   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 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 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1862 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   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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