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Historical Events In 1862

Monday, 20 May 2019

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1862 joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54  

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

Dec 31   On this day in history -Jan 20th) Battle of Stone's River, TN (Stone River, Monfreesboro)  

Dec 31   On this day in history james Edward Rains, lawyer/Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 29  

Dec 31   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

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   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   On this day in history james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1862 frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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