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Historical Events In 1862

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Oct 16   In the year 1862 george Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31  

Oct 17   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 morgan's raiders capture federal garrison at Lexington, KY  

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   Amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname on this day in history.  

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

Oct 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history gatling gun patented  

Nov 04   The Gatling gun patented (Richard J Gatling) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   John Bordenave Villepigue, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 32 in the year 1862.  

Nov 09   US Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him in the year 1862.  

Nov 11   On this day in history opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia)  

Nov 13   In the year 1862 battle of Holly Spring, MS  

Nov 13   On this day in history ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75  

Nov 15   Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer in the year 1862.  

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

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

Nov 17   In the year 1862 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   Armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1862 confederate army of Tennessee, organizes under Gen Braxton Bragg  

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" 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 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   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1862 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   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   In the year 1862 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   In the year 1862 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   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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