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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 20 February 2020

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

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

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

Dec 26   In the year 1862 -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   In the year 1862 first US navy hospital ship enters service  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 in the year 1862.  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 in the year 1862.  

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

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