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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

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

Oct 17   Battle of Leetown & Thoroughfare Gap, VA on this day in history.  

Oct 18   James Creighton, dies of rupture bladder from hitting HR on Oct 14th in the year 1862.  

Oct 18   Morgan's raiders capture federal garrison at Lexington, KY in the year 1862.  

Oct 19   Auguste Lumière, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving Lumière Factory) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano) on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Battle between gunboats at Bayou Teche, Louisiana in the year 1862.  

Nov 04   In the year 1862 dr Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis)  

Nov 04   Eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes) in the year 1862.  

Nov 04   On this day in history 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   NY-San Francisco direct telegraphic link established in the year 1862.  

Nov 06   NY-SF direct telegraphic link forms in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 17   Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1862.  

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

Nov 20   Confederate army of Tennessee, organizes under Gen Braxton Bragg on this day in history.  

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

Nov 23   In the year 1862 alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo)  

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

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, Königsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 in the year 1862.  

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   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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