Historical Events In 1862
Thursday, 24 January 2019
Oct 16 George Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history battle of Leetown & Thoroughfare Gap, VA
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 In the year 1862 ormsby Mcknight Mitchel, US astronomer/Union-general-major, dies at 53
Nov 01 In the year 1862 johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)
Nov 03 Battle between gunboats at Bayou Teche, Louisiana in the year 1862.
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) on this day in history.
Nov 04 Gatling gun patented on this day in history.
Nov 04 The Gatling gun patented (Richard J Gatling) in the year 1862.
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 In the year 1862 nY-San Francisco direct telegraphic link established
Nov 06 NY-SF direct telegraphic link forms in the year 1862.
Nov 09 John Bordenave Villepigue, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 32 in the year 1862.
Nov 09 In the year 1862 uS Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him
Nov 11 On this day in history opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia)
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 Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer in the year 1862.
Nov 16 On this day in history charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror")
Nov 17 On this day in history alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer, dies at 63
Nov 17 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1862 willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP)
Nov 23 Alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo) in the year 1862.
Nov 24 M Levy publishes Gustave Flauberts "Salammbo" on this day in history.