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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 23 January 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   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   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Feb 05   In the year 1862 felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexico, composer  

Feb 06   Gen Ulysses S Grant captures Fort Henry in Tennessee on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history victory for General Ulysses S Grant in Tennessee, capturing Fort Henry, and ten days later Fort Donelson; Grant earns the nickname "Unconditional Surrender" Grant  

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

Feb 07   Federal fleet attack on Roanoke Island NC on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   W H "Gobo" Ashley, cricketer (7 wkts in 1 Test for S Africa 1889) in the year 1862.  

Feb 13   In the year 1862 -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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1862 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   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   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   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   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 in the year 1862.  

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 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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