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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Apr 04   In the year 1862 uS begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond  

Apr 05   In the year 1862 louis Ganne, composer  

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   Naval Gunfire from Tyler and Lexington help save Union Troops at Battle of Shiloh in the year 1862.  

Apr 07   In the year 1862 grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn  

Apr 07   Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls on this day in history.  

Apr 07   On this day in history h P Tuttle discovers asteroid #73 Klytia  

Apr 07   On this day in history island #10 falls after long siege, Battle of Shiloh  

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

Apr 08   On this day in history john D Lynde patents aerosol dispenser  

Apr 09   George W Johnson, US planter/Confederate (gov-Ky), dies at about 50 in the year 1862.  

Apr 10   William Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40 in the year 1862.  

Apr 11   On this day in history charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41)  

Apr 11   In the year 1862 rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia  

Apr 11   In the year 1862 rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia-Rebels surrender  

Apr 12   James Andrews steals Confederate train (General) at Kennesaw, GA in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history district of Columbia abolishes slavery  

Apr 16   On this day in history pres Davis approves conscription act for white males between 18-35  

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

Apr 18   Battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns in the year 1862.  

Apr 20   The first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard on this day in history.  

Apr 21   On this day in history congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co  

Apr 25   Admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans, La in the year 1862.  

Apr 25   In the year 1862 battle of New Orleans LA  

Apr 25   In the year 1862 charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55  

Apr 25   In the year 1862 edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 29   On this day in history new Orleans fell to Union forces during Civil War  

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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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 03   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   In the year 1862 birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

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

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 in the year 1862.  

Feb 03   In the year 1862 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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