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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

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

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

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

Sep 19   In the year 1862 battle of Luka, Miss  

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 in the year 1862.  

Sep 22   On this day in history 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   Louis Botha, Greytown S Africa, 1st PM of South Africa (1910-19) in the year 1862.  

Sep 27   On this day in history the birth of Louis Botha, South African politician; PM of Transvaal  

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

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

Sep 30   On this day in history georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, US, politician/author (Progressive) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Oct 12   On this day in history jEB Stuart completes his "2nd ride around McClellan"  

Oct 12   On this day in history maj Gen Earl Van Dorn assumes command of Conf troops in Missisippi  

Oct 13   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

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   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

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   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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