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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 28 January 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 in the year 1862.  

Sep 18   In the year 1862 confederate armies officially divide into corps  

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

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

Sep 19   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers  

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

Sep 25   On this day in history leon Boellmann, French organist/composer (Variations Symphoniques)  

Sep 25   In the year 1862 skirmish at Davis' Bridge, Tennessee  

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

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

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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 battle of Corinth, Miss  

Oct 03   John Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century) in the year 1862.  

Oct 03   On this day in history pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47  

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

Oct 04   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history battle of Perryville, KY-Confederate invasion halted  

Oct 08   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 jEB Stuart completes his "2nd ride around McClellan"  

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

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

Oct 14   Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting HR, dies 10/18 in the year 1862.  

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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   In the year 1862 birth of sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)  

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

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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

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   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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 18   In the year 1862 john Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71  

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   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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