Historical Events In 1862
Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Oct 16 George Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Oct 17 Battle of Leetown & Thoroughfare Gap, VA in the year 1862.
Oct 18 James Creighton, dies of rupture bladder from hitting HR on Oct 14th in the year 1862.
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 On this day in history amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname
Oct 22 Battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory in the year 1862.
Oct 30 Ormsby Mcknight Mitchel, US astronomer/Union-general-major, dies at 53 in the year 1862.
Nov 01 In the year 1862 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 Eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes) in the year 1862.
Nov 04 Gatling gun patented on this day in history.
Nov 04 On this day in history the Gatling gun patented (Richard J Gatling)
Nov 05 Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac on this day in history.
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 On this day in history john Bordenave Villepigue, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 32
Nov 09 US Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him on this day in history.
Nov 11 Opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1862 adolf Bartels, German folk art writer
Nov 16 In the year 1862 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 On this day in history confederate Secretary of War George B Randolph resigns
Nov 20 Armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee on this day in history.
Nov 20 On this day in history 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 In the year 1862 alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo)
Nov 24 M Levy publishes Gustave Flauberts "Salammbo" on this day in history.