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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Dec 24   Joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 first US navy hospital ship enters service  

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

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

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

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 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1862 death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 in the year 1862.  

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   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

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