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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

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 in the year 1862.  

Oct 18   James Creighton, dies of rupture bladder from hitting HR on Oct 14th in the year 1862.  

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

Nov 01   In the year 1862 johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)  

Nov 03   In the year 1862 battle between gunboats at Bayou Teche, Louisiana  

Nov 04   On this day in history dr Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis)  

Nov 04   Eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes) in the year 1862.  

Nov 04   Gatling gun patented on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history the Gatling gun patented (Richard J Gatling)  

Nov 05   Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac on this day in history.  

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

Nov 06   NY-San Francisco direct telegraphic link established in the year 1862.  

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

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

Nov 09   US Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him on this day in history.  

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

Nov 13   In the year 1862 battle of Holly Spring, MS  

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   In the year 1862 charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror")  

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

Nov 17   Confederate Sec of War George B Randolph resigns in the year 1862.  

Nov 17   On this day in history confederate Secretary of War George B Randolph resigns  

Nov 20   Armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee on this day in history.  

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

Nov 20   Willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP) in the year 1862.  

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

Nov 24   M Levy publishes Gustave Flauberts "Salammbo" on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1862

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, Königsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 29   In the year 1862 birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

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

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 in the year 1862.  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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