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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

Jan 24   Romania principality arises under King Alexander Cuza in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   The birth of Edith Wharton, American writer in the year 1862.  

Jan 26   In the year 1862 lincoln issues General War Order #1, calling for a Union offensive McClellan ignores order  

Jan 29   In the year 1862 frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

Jan 30   On this day in history uS Navy's 1st ironclad warship (Monitor) launched  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history walter Johannes Damrosch, composer  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of Republic"  

Feb 01   In the year 1862 julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of the Republic"  

Feb 03   In the year 1862 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1862 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   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) on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1862 federal fleet attack on Roanoke Island NC  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 karel Weis, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 17   Edward German (Jones), Whitchurch Shropshire, British composer in the year 1862.  

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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   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, Königsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 29   In the year 1862 birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

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   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died in the year 1862.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 20   On this day in history death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

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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