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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 05 August 2021

Feb 21   Confederate Constitution & Presidency are declared permanent on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1862 justinus A C Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer, dies at 75  

Feb 21   On this day in history texas Rangers win Confederate victory at Battle of Val Verde, New Mexico  

Feb 22   Karen Hulda Garborg[-Bergersen], Norwegian playwright (Mot Solen/Eli) in the year 1862.  

Feb 24   Bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Congress establishes the US Bureau of Engraving &Printing on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Congress forms US Bureau of Engraving & Printing in the year 1862.  

Feb 25   Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in US by President Abraham Lincoln in the year 1862.  

Feb 26   In the year 1862 battle of Woodburn, KY  

Feb 27   On this day in history gabriele dell' Addolorata, patron of Ital Catholic youth, dies at 23  

Feb 28   Opera "La Reine de Saba," premieres in Paris in the year 1862.  

Feb 28   The opera "La Reine de Saba" premieres (Paris) in the year 1862.  

Mar 02   On this day in history frederick West Lander, US Union brig-general/poet, dies at 40  

Mar 02   In the year 1862 john Jay Chapman, US advocate/poet/writer (Learning & Other Essays)  

Mar 03   Battle of New Madrid MO-captured by Union forces on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1862 general Pope lays siege in front of New Madrid MO  

Mar 04   Robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Emden-polytroop) on this day in history.  

Mar 05   On this day in history union troops under brig-gen Wright occupy Fernandina Florida  

Mar 05   Union troops under Brigadier-General Wright occupy Fernandina FL on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history battle of Pea Ridge AR (Elkhorn Tavern)  

Mar 06   Battle of Pea Ridge, AR (Elkhorn Tavern) on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Generals McCulloch &McIntosh killed  

Mar 07   On this day in history battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Gens McCulloch & McIntosh killed  

Mar 07   Battle of West Point VA (Eltham's Landing, Barnhamsville) on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history ben McCulloch, US Confederate brig-general (KIA), dies at 50  

Mar 07   On this day in history much of Enschede Netherlands destroyed by fire  

Mar 08   Adrien de La Fage, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1862.  

Mar 08   On this day in history battle of Elkhorn Tavern ends with Confederate withdrawal  

Mar 08   On this day in history confederate ironclad "Merrimack" launched  

Mar 08   On this day in history joseph Lee, helped develop playgrounds  

Mar 08   On this day in history naval Engagement at Hampton Roads VA CSS Virginia, Jamestown &Yorktown vs USS Cumberland, Congress &Monitor  

Mar 08   Naval Engagement at Hampton Roads VA: CSS Virginia, Jamestown &Yorktown vs USS Cumberland, Congress &Monitor in the year 1862.  

Mar 09   In the year 1862 "Monitor" (Union) & "Merrimack" (Rebel) battle in Hampton Roads  

Mar 09   On this day in history first battle between ironclads, USS Monitor and CSS Virginia  

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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   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 on this day in history.  

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

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

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