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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 romania principality arises under King Alexander Cuza  

Jan 24   The birth of Edith Wharton, American writer on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history uS Navy's first ironclad warship (Monitor) launched  

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

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   Felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexico, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 bernard Maybeck, US architect (Palace of Fine Arts, SF)  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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

Feb 10   Dutch 2nd government of Thorbecke forms on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Dutch 2nd govt of Thorbecke forms on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 13   Karel Weis, composer in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 14   Galena, 1st US iron-clad warship for service at sea, launched, Conn in the year 1862.  

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

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

Feb 15   Grant's major assault on Ft Donelson, Tennessee in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

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

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 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   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1862 frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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