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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history the birth of Edith Wharton, American writer  

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   US Navy's 1st ironclad warship (Monitor) launched in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1862 walter Johannes Damrosch, composer  

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

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

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history naval Engagement at Tennessee River-USS Conestago vs CSS Appleton Belle  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history federal fleet attack on Roanoke Island NC  

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

Feb 08   Battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   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   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1862 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   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born in the year 1862.  

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   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 in the year 1862.  

Jan 20   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 in the year 1862.  

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

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