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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1862

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, Königsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 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   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

Feb 07   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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