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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Oct 16   George Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1862 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   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   In the year 1862 the birth of Auguste Lumiere, French photographic pioneer  

Oct 20   Amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)  

Nov 03   In the year 1862 battle between gunboats at Bayou Teche, Louisiana  

Nov 04   On this day in history dr Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis)  

Nov 04   On this day in history eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes)  

Nov 04   In the year 1862 gatling gun patented  

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   Charles Davis Jameson, US Union brig-gen (Fair Oaks), dies at 35 in the year 1862.  

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

Nov 11   Opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia) in the year 1862.  

Nov 13   On this day in history battle of Holly Spring, MS  

Nov 13   Ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75 in the year 1862.  

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

Nov 16   Charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror") on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 17   Confederate Secretary of War George B Randolph resigns on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee  

Nov 20   On this day in history 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   Alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo) on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history m Levy publishes Gustave Flauberts "Salammbo"  

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Famous Birthdays In 1862

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

Jan 30   In the year 1862 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   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   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   On this day in history james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 in the year 1862.  

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

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