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Historical Events In 1862

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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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of the Republic"  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexico, composer  

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

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

Feb 06   In the year 1862 naval Engagement at Tennessee River-USS Conestago vs CSS Appleton Belle  

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   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history dutch 2nd govt of Thorbecke forms  

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

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

Feb 13   Karel Weis, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 galena, first US iron-clad warship for service at sea, launched, Connecticut  

Feb 15   Grant's major assault on Ft Donelson TN on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history ft Donelson captured by Gen Grant (1,400 confederates surrender)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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