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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Oct 16   On this day in history george Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31  

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

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   Auguste Lumière, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving Lumière Factory) in the year 1862.  

Oct 19   The birth of Auguste Lumiere, French photographic pioneer in the year 1862.  

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

Oct 22   On this day in history battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory  

Oct 30   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 battle between gunboats at Bayou Teche, Louisiana  

Nov 04   Dr Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis) in the year 1862.  

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

Nov 04   Gatling gun patented on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   John Bordenave Villepigue, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history battle of Holly Spring, MS  

Nov 13   Ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer in the year 1862.  

Nov 16   Charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror") on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1862.  

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

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

Nov 20   In the year 1862 armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee  

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

Nov 20   Willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 24   On this day in history m Levy publishes Gustave Flauberts "Salammbo"  

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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   On this day in history birth of sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, Königsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born on this day in history.  

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   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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