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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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

Jan 24   On this day in history romania principality arises under King Alexander Cuza  

Jan 24   On this day in history the birth of Edith Wharton, American writer  

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

Jan 29   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) in the year 1862.  

Jan 30   In the year 1862 uS Navy's 1st ironclad warship (Monitor) launched  

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   In the year 1862 julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of Republic"  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

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

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

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 in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Feb 07   Bernard Maybeck, US architect (Palace of Fine Arts, SF) in the year 1862.  

Feb 07   Federal fleet attack on Roanoke Island NC in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

Feb 13   Siege of Ft Donelson TN in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history grant's major assault on Ft Donelson, Tennessee  

Feb 16   In the year 1862 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   Edward German (Jones), Whitchurch Shropshire, British composer 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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   In the year 1862 birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

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

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