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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

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

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

Apr 05   Siege of Yorktown VA in the year 1862.  

Apr 06   Adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls  

Apr 07   H P Tuttle discovers asteroid #73 Klytia on this day in history.  

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   John D Lynde patents aerosol dispenser in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 12   In the year 1862 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) in the year 1862.  

Apr 16   In the year 1862 district of Columbia abolishes slavery  

Apr 16   Pres Davis approves conscription act for white males between 18-35 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Slavery abolished in District of Columbia on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA  

Apr 19   On this day in history louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns  

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

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

Apr 25   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1862 frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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