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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Oct 16   George Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31 in the year 1862.  

Oct 17   Battle of Leetown & Thoroughfare Gap, VA in the year 1862.  

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

Oct 18   On this day in history morgan's raiders capture federal garrison at Lexington, KY  

Oct 19   On this day in history auguste Lumière, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving Lumière Factory)  

Oct 19   On this day in history the birth of Auguste Lumiere, French photographic pioneer  

Oct 20   On this day in history amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname  

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

Oct 30   On this day in history ormsby Mcknight Mitchel, US astronomer/Union-general-major, dies at 53  

Nov 01   Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano) on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Battle between gunboats at Bayou Teche, Louisiana on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Dr Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   In the year 1862 gatling gun patented  

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

Nov 05   Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac in the year 1862.  

Nov 06   Charles Davis Jameson, US Union brig-gen (Fair Oaks), dies at 35 in the year 1862.  

Nov 06   On this day in history nY-San Francisco direct telegraphic link established  

Nov 06   On this day in history nY-SF direct telegraphic link forms  

Nov 09   John Bordenave Villepigue, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 32 in the year 1862.  

Nov 09   US Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him in the year 1862.  

Nov 11   Opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia) in the year 1862.  

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

Nov 13   In the year 1862 ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75  

Nov 15   In the year 1862 adolf Bartels, German folk art writer  

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

Nov 17   On this day in history alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer, dies at 63  

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

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

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

Nov 20   On this day in history confederate army of Tennessee, organizes under Gen Braxton Bragg  

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

Nov 23   Alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo) on this day in history.  

Nov 24   M Levy publishes Gustave Flauberts "Salammbo" 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 in the year 1862.  

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   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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