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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 15 November 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 in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

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

Dec 29   On this day in history battle of Chichasaw Bayou: confederate armies defeat Gen Sherman  

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

Dec 31   James Edward Rains, lawyer/Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 29 in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

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

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1862.  

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   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 in the year 1862.  

Feb 03   In the year 1862 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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