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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Nov 25   Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Mark A Stein, archaeologist on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Battle at Cane Hill, Arkansas (475 casualties) in the year 1862.  

Nov 29   On this day in history friedrich Klose, composer  

Dec 03   Jules Renkin, Belgian jurist/minister/premier (1931-32) in the year 1862.  

Dec 05   In the year 1862 battle of Coffeeville, MS  

Dec 06   In the year 1862 pres Lincoln orders hanging of 39 Santee Sioux indians  

Dec 07   Battle of Hartsville, TN in the year 1862.  

Dec 07   On this day in history paul Adam, French writer (La Bataille d'Uhde)  

Dec 07   On this day in history sylvester Churchill, US Union brig-general, dies  

Dec 08   Georges Feydeau, French playwright (La Dame de Chez Maxim's) in the year 1862.  

Dec 09   Karel Kovarovic, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 12   Battle of Dumfries, VA in the year 1862.  

Dec 12   Confederate torpedo (mine) sinks USS Cairo in Yazoo River in the year 1862.  

Dec 13   Battle of Fredericksburg, VA (Marye's Heights) in the year 1862.  

Dec 13   Battle of Fredericksburg, Va; South beats North in the year 1862.  

Dec 13   Conrad Feger Jackson, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 49 in the year 1862.  

Dec 14   In the year 1862 alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [OS]  

Dec 14   In the year 1862 george Dashiell Bayard, Union brig general, dies at 27  

Dec 16   In the year 1862 eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la robe)  

Dec 16   Kingdom of Nepal accepts its constitution in the year 1862.  

Dec 17   In the year 1862 gen US Grant issues order #11, expelling Jews from Tennessee  

Dec 17   General US Grant issues order #11, expelling Jews from Tennessee on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history battle at Lexington, Tennessee (Forrest's Second Raid)  

Dec 18   On this day in history johnson Kelly Duncan, architect/Confederate brig-generaal, dies at 35  

Dec 18   In the year 1862 the first orthopedic hospital is organized in New York City (The Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled).  

Dec 19   Skirmish at Jackson/Salem Church, Tenn (80 casualties) in the year 1862.  

Dec 20   -Dec 20th] Battle of Kelly's Ford, VA on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history robert Knox  

Dec 22   -Jan 2nd) Raid on Morgan's: Bardstown to Elizabethtown, KY in the year 1862.  

Dec 22   Connie Mack, HOF baseball executive/manager (Phila A's 1900-1950) in the year 1862.  

Dec 23   Henri Pirenne, Belgian historian (History of Belgium) in the year 1862.  

Dec 23   In the year 1862 union Gen Ben "Beast" Butler is proclaimed a "felon, outlaw & common enemy of mankind" by Jefferson Davis  

Dec 23   Union General Ben "Beast" Butler is proclaimed a "felon, outlaw & common enemy of mankind" by Jefferson Davis on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 29   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1862

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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