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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

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

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

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

Jan 26   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 06   On this day in history gen Ulysses S Grant captures Fort Henry in Tennessee  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Bernard Maybeck, US architect (Palace of Fine Arts, SF) on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history 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   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   -Feb 16th) Siege of Ft Donelson TN on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Karel Weis, composer in the year 1862.  

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

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   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   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   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1862.  

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

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