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"