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Historical Events In 1862

Monday, 09 December 2019

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

Feb 21   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 26   Battle of Woodburn, KY on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Gabriele dell' Addolorata, patron of Ital Catholic youth, dies at 23 on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history opera "La Reine de Saba," premieres in Paris  

Feb 28   In the year 1862 the opera "La Reine de Saba" premieres (Paris)  

Mar 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle of New Madrid MO-captured by Union forces  

Mar 03   General Pope lays siege in front of New Madrid MO in the year 1862.  

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   Union troops under Brigadier-General Wright occupy Fernandina FL in the year 1862.  

Mar 06   Battle of Pea Ridge AR (Elkhorn Tavern) in the year 1862.  

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

Mar 07   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 battle of West Point VA (Eltham's Landing, Barnhamsville)  

Mar 07   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 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   Confederate ironclad "Merrimack" launched on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 naval Engagement at Hampton Roads VA: CSS Virginia, Jamestown &Yorktown vs USS Cumberland, Congress &Monitor  

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

Mar 09   In the year 1862 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   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)  

Jan 08   In the year 1862 birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1862 birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

Jan 29   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1862.  

Jan 10   In the year 1862 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

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

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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