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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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

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

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   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer in the year 1862.  

Jan 31   Telescope maker Alvin Clark discovers dwarf companion of Sirius in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

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 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 in the year 1862.  

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

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

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   In the year 1862 dutch 2nd govt of Thorbecke forms  

Feb 10   W H "Gobo" Ashley, cricketer (7 wkts in 1 Test for S Africa 1889) in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history karel Weis, composer  

Feb 13   Siege of Ft Donelson TN on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Galena, 1st US iron-clad warship for service at sea, launched, Conn on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 16   Ft Donelson captured by Gen Grant (1,400 confederates surrender) in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

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

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg 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   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   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 in the year 1862.  

Jan 18   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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

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

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