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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

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

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

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

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

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

Dec 26   In the year 1862 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) on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1862.  

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   President Lincoln signs act admitting West Virginia to the Union on this day in history.  

Dec 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 birth of snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)  

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

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 on this day in history.  

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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