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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Jan 24   Romania principality arises under King Alexander Cuza on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 the birth of Edith Wharton, American writer  

Jan 26   On this day in history lincoln issues General War Order #1, calling for a Union offensive McClellan ignores order  

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

Jan 30   US Navy's 1st ironclad warship (Monitor) launched in the year 1862.  

Jan 30   In the year 1862 uS Navy's first ironclad warship (Monitor) launched  

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer in the year 1862.  

Jan 31   In the year 1862 telescope maker Alvin Clark discovers dwarf companion of Sirius  

Feb 01   Julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of Republic" in the year 1862.  

Feb 01   Julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of the Republic" in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 05   Felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexico, composer in the year 1862.  

Feb 06   Gen Ulysses S Grant captures Fort Henry in Tennessee in the year 1862.  

Feb 06   On this day in history general Ulysses S Grant captures Fort Henry in Tennessee  

Feb 06   Naval Engagement at Tennessee River-USS Conestago vs CSS Appleton Belle on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Victory for General Ulysses S Grant in Tennessee, capturing Fort Henry, and ten days later Fort Donelson; Grant earns the nickname "Unconditional Surrender" Grant on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history bernard Maybeck, US architect (Palace of Fine Arts, SF)  

Feb 07   On this day in history federal fleet attack on Roanoke Island NC  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1862 battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound  

Feb 10   In the year 1862 dutch 2nd government of Thorbecke forms  

Feb 10   Dutch 2nd govt of Thorbecke forms in the year 1862.  

Feb 10   On this day in history w H "Gobo" Ashley, cricketer (7 wkts in 1 Test for S Africa 1889)  

Feb 13   -Feb 16th) Siege of Ft Donelson TN on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Karel Weis, composer in the year 1862.  

Feb 13   In the year 1862 siege of Ft Donelson TN  

Feb 14   In the year 1862 galena, 1st US iron-clad warship for service at sea, launched, Conn  

Feb 14   Galena, first US iron-clad warship for service at sea, launched, Connecticut in the year 1862.  

Feb 15   In the year 1862 grant's major assault on Ft Donelson TN  

Feb 15   In the year 1862 grant's major assault on Ft Donelson, Tennessee  

Feb 16   Ft Donelson captured by Gen Grant (1,400 confederates surrender) on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1862 ft Donelson captured by General Grant (1,400 confederates surrender)  

Feb 17   In the year 1862 edward German (Jones), Whitchurch Shropshire, British composer  

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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   In the year 1862 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   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   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   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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