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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 29 November 2020

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   Texas Rangers win Confederate victory at Battle of Val Verde, New Mexico in the year 1862.  

Feb 22   Karen Hulda Garborg[-Bergersen], Norwegian playwright (Mot Solen/Eli) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

Feb 26   Battle of Woodburn, KY in the year 1862.  

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   The opera "La Reine de Saba" premieres (Paris) on this day in history.  

Mar 02   Frederick West Lander, US Union brig-general/poet, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 03   In the year 1862 battle of New Madrid MO-captured by Union forces  

Mar 03   On this day in history 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   Union troops under brig-gen Wright occupy Fernandina Florida in the year 1862.  

Mar 05   On this day in history 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   Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Gens McCulloch & McIntosh killed in the year 1862.  

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

Mar 07   Ben McCulloch, US Confederate brig-general (KIA), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Much of Enschede Netherlands destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1862 adrien de La Fage, composer, dies at 56  

Mar 08   Battle of Elkhorn Tavern ends with Confederate withdrawal in the year 1862.  

Mar 08   Confederate ironclad "Merrimack" launched on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 08   Naval Engagement at Hampton Roads VA: CSS Virginia, Jamestown &Yorktown vs USS Cumberland, Congress &Monitor on this day in history.  

Mar 09   "Monitor" (Union) & "Merrimack" (Rebel) battle in Hampton Roads on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

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   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1862

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

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

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