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Historical Events In 1862

Monday, 18 March 2019

Oct 16   George Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31 in the year 1862.  

Oct 17   On this day in history battle of Leetown & Thoroughfare Gap, VA  

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   In the year 1862 the birth of Auguste Lumiere, French photographic pioneer  

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

Oct 22   In the year 1862 battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory  

Oct 30   Ormsby Mcknight Mitchel, US astronomer/Union-general-major, dies at 53 in the year 1862.  

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   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   Gatling gun patented in the year 1862.  

Nov 04   The Gatling gun patented (Richard J Gatling) in the year 1862.  

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   NY-San Francisco direct telegraphic link established in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history uS Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him  

Nov 11   In the year 1862 opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia)  

Nov 13   Battle of Holly Spring, MS on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 20   On this day in history willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP)  

Nov 23   On this day in history alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo)  

Nov 24   M Levy publishes Gustave Flauberts "Salammbo" in the year 1862.  

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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 in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1862.  

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

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

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 in the year 1862.  

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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