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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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   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) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1862 bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72  

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

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

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

Feb 26   On this day in history battle of Woodburn, KY  

Feb 27   Gabriele dell' Addolorata, patron of Ital Catholic youth, dies at 23 in the year 1862.  

Feb 28   Opera "La Reine de Saba," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 03   Battle of New Madrid MO-captured by Union forces in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 06   In the year 1862 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   Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Gens McCulloch & McIntosh killed in the year 1862.  

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

Mar 07   Ben McCulloch, US Confederate brig-general (KIA), dies at 50 in the year 1862.  

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

Mar 08   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

Mar 08   In the year 1862 joseph Lee, helped develop playgrounds  

Mar 08   In the year 1862 naval Engagement at Hampton Roads VA CSS Virginia, Jamestown &Yorktown vs USS Cumberland, Congress &Monitor  

Mar 08   On this day in history 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   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   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born on this day in history.  

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   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died on this day in history.  

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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