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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jan 24   On this day in history james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

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

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) in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history telescope maker Alvin Clark discovers dwarf companion of Sirius  

Feb 01   Julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of Republic" on this day in history.  

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

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1862 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 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   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   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history dutch 2nd government of Thorbecke forms  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history w H "Gobo" Ashley, cricketer (7 wkts in 1 Test for S Africa 1889)  

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   In the year 1862 siege of Ft Donelson TN  

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

Feb 14   On this day in history galena, first US iron-clad warship for service at sea, launched, Connecticut  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 birth of walter Johannes Damrosch, composer  

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   In the year 1862 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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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