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Historical Events In 1862

Monday, 10 December 2018

Feb 21   Confederate Constitution & Presidency are declared permanent in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1862 texas Rangers win Confederate victory at Battle of Val Verde, New Mexico  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72  

Feb 25   In the year 1862 congress establishes the US Bureau of Engraving &Printing  

Feb 25   On this day in history congress forms US Bureau of Engraving & Printing  

Feb 25   Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in US by President Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1862 battle of Woodburn, KY  

Feb 27   In the year 1862 gabriele dell' Addolorata, patron of Ital Catholic youth, dies at 23  

Feb 28   In the year 1862 opera "La Reine de Saba," premieres in Paris  

Feb 28   On this day in history the opera "La Reine de Saba" premieres (Paris)  

Mar 02   In the year 1862 frederick West Lander, US Union brig-general/poet, dies at 40  

Mar 02   John Jay Chapman, US advocate/poet/writer (Learning & Other Essays) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 03   General Pope lays siege in front of New Madrid MO on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Emden-polytroop)  

Mar 05   Union troops under brig-gen Wright occupy Fernandina Florida in the year 1862.  

Mar 05   In the year 1862 union troops under Brigadier-General Wright occupy Fernandina FL  

Mar 06   In the year 1862 battle of Pea Ridge AR (Elkhorn Tavern)  

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

Mar 07   Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Generals McCulloch &McIntosh killed on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 much of Enschede Netherlands destroyed by fire  

Mar 08   On this day in history adrien de La Fage, composer, dies at 56  

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   Joseph Lee, helped develop playgrounds on this day in history.  

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   First battle between ironclads, USS Monitor and CSS Virginia in the year 1862.  

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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   In the year 1862 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   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

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   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1862 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   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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