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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 24 May 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   In the year 1862 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   Auguste Lumière, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving Lumière Factory) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 20   Amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 20   On this day in history armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee  

Nov 20   Confederate army of Tennessee, organizes under Gen Braxton Bragg in the year 1862.  

Nov 20   On this day in history 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   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1862 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   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1862 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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