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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 20 June 2019

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

Feb 24   On this day in history 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   Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in US by President Abraham Lincoln in the year 1862.  

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

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

Feb 28   On this day in history 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   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   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   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   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   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   In the year 1862 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   Ben McCulloch, US Confederate brig-general (KIA), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Much of Enschede Netherlands destroyed by fire in the year 1862.  

Mar 08   Adrien de La Fage, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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   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   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   In the year 1862 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history 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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