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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 23 January 2021

Apr 04   US begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond in the year 1862.  

Apr 05   On this day in history louis Ganne, composer  

Apr 05   On this day in history siege of Yorktown VA  

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

Apr 06   Battle of Shiloh, Union defeats Confederacy in SW Tennessee on this day in history.  

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   Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 10   William Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Apr 11   Charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41) in the year 1862.  

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

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

Apr 12   On this day in history james Andrews steals Confederate train (General) at Kennesaw, GA  

Apr 14   In the year 1862 battle of Ft Pillow TN  

Apr 14   Pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11) on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history district of Columbia abolishes slavery  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 21   Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co on this day in history.  

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

Apr 25   Battle of New Orleans LA on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 union naval forces occupy New Orleans, LA  

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

Apr 29   In the year 1862 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   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   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born in the year 1862.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 on this day in history.  

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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