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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 26 September 2021

Dec 24   Joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Dec 25   40,000 watch the Union army men play baseball at Hilton Head, SC on this day in history.  

Dec 25   In the year 1862 40,000 watch Union army men play baseball at Hilton Head, SC  

Dec 26   -Dec 28th) Battle of Dumfries, VA in the year 1862.  

Dec 26   38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato on this day in history.  

Dec 26   On this day in history alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [NS]  

Dec 26   First US navy hospital ship enters service in the year 1862.  

Dec 27   Battle of Chickasaw Bluffs, MS (Chickasaw Bayou) in the year 1862.  

Dec 28   On this day in history joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54  

Dec 29   Battle of Chichasaw Bayou: confederate armies defeat Gen Sherman in the year 1862.  

Dec 31   -Jan 20th) Battle of Stone's River, TN (Stone River, Monfreesboro) in the year 1862.  

Dec 31   James Edward Rains, lawyer/Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 29 on this day in history.  

Dec 31   In the year 1862 president Lincoln signs act admitting West Virginia to the Union  

Dec 31   USS Monitor founders in a storm off Cape Hatteras, NC.1862 Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

Jan 17   In the year 1862 birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

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   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   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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