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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Oct 16   George Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Battle of Leetown & Thoroughfare Gap, VA on this day in history.  

Oct 18   On this day in history james Creighton, dies of rupture bladder from hitting HR on Oct 14th  

Oct 18   Morgan's raiders capture federal garrison at Lexington, KY on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1862 auguste Lumière, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving Lumière Factory)  

Oct 19   The birth of Auguste Lumiere, French photographic pioneer on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1862 amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname  

Oct 22   Battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory in the year 1862.  

Oct 30   Ormsby Mcknight Mitchel, US astronomer/Union-general-major, dies at 53 in the year 1862.  

Nov 01   On this day in history johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)  

Nov 03   Battle between gunboats at Bayou Teche, Louisiana in the year 1862.  

Nov 04   In the year 1862 dr Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis)  

Nov 04   In the year 1862 eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes)  

Nov 04   In the year 1862 gatling gun patented  

Nov 04   In the year 1862 the Gatling gun patented (Richard J Gatling)  

Nov 05   On this day in history ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac  

Nov 06   On this day in history charles Davis Jameson, US Union brig-gen (Fair Oaks), dies at 35  

Nov 06   NY-San Francisco direct telegraphic link established on this day in history.  

Nov 06   NY-SF direct telegraphic link forms in the year 1862.  

Nov 09   On this day in history john Bordenave Villepigue, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 32  

Nov 09   In the year 1862 uS Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him  

Nov 11   Opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia) on this day in history.  

Nov 13   Battle of Holly Spring, MS in the year 1862.  

Nov 13   Ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75 in the year 1862.  

Nov 15   On this day in history adolf Bartels, German folk art writer  

Nov 16   Charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror") in the year 1862.  

Nov 17   In the year 1862 alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer, dies at 63  

Nov 17   Confederate Sec of War George B Randolph resigns on this day in history.  

Nov 17   In the year 1862 confederate Secretary of War George B Randolph resigns  

Nov 20   Armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee in the year 1862.  

Nov 20   Confederate army of Tennessee, organizes under Gen Braxton Bragg on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1862 willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP)  

Nov 23   In the year 1862 alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo)  

Nov 24   In the year 1862 m Levy publishes Gustave Flauberts "Salammbo"  

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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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, Königsberg 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   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   In the year 1862 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

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   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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