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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 17 June 2021

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

Oct 17   In the year 1862 battle of Leetown & Thoroughfare Gap, VA  

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   In the year 1862 auguste Lumière, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving Lumière Factory)  

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

Oct 20   In the year 1862 amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname  

Oct 22   Battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history gatling gun patented  

Nov 04   The Gatling gun patented (Richard J Gatling) on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac in the year 1862.  

Nov 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 nY-SF direct telegraphic link forms  

Nov 09   In the year 1862 john Bordenave Villepigue, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 32  

Nov 09   US Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him in the year 1862.  

Nov 11   On this day in history opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia)  

Nov 13   In the year 1862 battle of Holly Spring, MS  

Nov 13   In the year 1862 ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75  

Nov 15   On this day in history adolf Bartels, German folk art writer  

Nov 16   In the year 1862 charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror")  

Nov 17   In the year 1862 alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer, dies at 63  

Nov 17   Confederate Sec of War George B Randolph resigns in the year 1862.  

Nov 17   Confederate Secretary of War George B Randolph resigns in the year 1862.  

Nov 20   Armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1862 confederate army of Tennessee, organizes under Gen Braxton Bragg  

Nov 20   Willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP) in the year 1862.  

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

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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 03   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 17   In the year 1862 birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of david Hilbert, Königsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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