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Historical Events In 1862

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

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

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   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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

Sep 23   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   First Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri in the year 1862.  

Sep 30   Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer in the year 1862.  

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

Oct 03   -10] Battle of Corinth, Mississippi on this day in history.  

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

Oct 05   Battle of Big Hatchie River, MS on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

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   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

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   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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