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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 05 April 2020

Dec 24   On this day in history joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84  

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

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

Dec 26   On this day in history -Dec 28th) Battle of Dumfries, VA  

Dec 26   38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato in the year 1862.  

Dec 26   Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [NS] in the year 1862.  

Dec 26   First US navy hospital ship enters service on this day in history.  

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

Dec 28   Joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Battle of Chichasaw Bayou: confederate armies defeat Gen Sherman on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history president Lincoln signs act admitting West Virginia to the Union  

Dec 31   In the year 1862 uSS Monitor founders in a storm off Cape Hatteras, NC.1862 Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee  

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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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   In the year 1862 birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, K├Ânigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

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

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

Feb 07   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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