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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Feb 21   On this day in history confederate Constitution & Presidency are declared permanent  

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   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1862 battle of Woodburn, KY  

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   Frederick West Lander, US Union brig-general/poet, dies at 40 in the year 1862.  

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

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   In the year 1862 robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Emden-polytroop)  

Mar 05   In the year 1862 union troops under brig-gen Wright occupy Fernandina Florida  

Mar 05   Union troops under Brigadier-General Wright occupy Fernandina FL in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Generals McCulloch &McIntosh killed  

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

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 in the year 1862.  

Mar 08   In the year 1862 battle of Elkhorn Tavern ends with Confederate withdrawal  

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

Mar 08   Joseph Lee, helped develop playgrounds in the year 1862.  

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

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

Mar 09   On this day in history "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   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 in the year 1862.  

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

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