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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 21 April 2019

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

Feb 21   Justinus A C Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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) 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 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 in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history general Pope lays siege in front of New Madrid MO  

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   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   Battle of Pea Ridge, AR (Elkhorn Tavern) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Adrien de La Fage, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1862.  

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   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   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   In the year 1862 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   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 17   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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