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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Apr 04   On this day in history uS begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond  

Apr 05   Louis Ganne, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Siege of Yorktown VA on this day in history.  

Apr 06   Adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51 in the year 1862.  

Apr 06   In the year 1862 battle of Shiloh, Union defeats Confederacy in SW Tennessee  

Apr 06   In the year 1862 naval Gunfire from Tyler and Lexington help save Union Troops at Battle of Shiloh  

Apr 07   On this day in history grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn  

Apr 07   On this day in history grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls  

Apr 07   In the year 1862 h P Tuttle discovers asteroid #73 Klytia  

Apr 07   Island #10 falls after long siege, Battle of Shiloh on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1862.  

Apr 08   In the year 1862 john D Lynde patents aerosol dispenser  

Apr 09   George W Johnson, US planter/Confederate (gov-Ky), dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   On this day in history william Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40  

Apr 11   In the year 1862 charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41)  

Apr 11   On this day in history rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia  

Apr 11   Rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia-Rebels surrender in the year 1862.  

Apr 12   In the year 1862 james Andrews steals Confederate train (General) at Kennesaw, GA  

Apr 14   Battle of Ft Pillow TN in the year 1862.  

Apr 14   In the year 1862 pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11)  

Apr 16   District of Columbia abolishes slavery on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Pres Davis approves conscription act for white males between 18-35 in the year 1862.  

Apr 16   Slavery abolished in District of Columbia in the year 1862.  

Apr 18   In the year 1862 battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA  

Apr 19   In the year 1862 louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns  

Apr 20   In the year 1862 the first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard.  

Apr 21   In the year 1862 congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co  

Apr 25   On this day in history admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans, La  

Apr 25   On this day in history battle of New Orleans LA  

Apr 25   Charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55 in the year 1862.  

Apr 25   Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Union naval forces occupy New Orleans, LA in the year 1862.  

Apr 29   100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Miss in the year 1862.  

Apr 29   New Orleans fell to Union forces during Civil War on this day in history.  

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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   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

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

Jan 29   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 20   In the year 1862 death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

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

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