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.