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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 21 January 2022

Apr 04   US begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond on this day in history.  

Apr 05   In the year 1862 louis Ganne, composer  

Apr 05   In the year 1862 siege of Yorktown VA  

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

Apr 06   On this day in history 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   Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   John D Lynde patents aerosol dispenser in the year 1862.  

Apr 09   On this day in history 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   Charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41) in the year 1862.  

Apr 11   Rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 14   Battle of Ft Pillow TN on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1862 slavery abolished in District of Columbia  

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   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   On this day in history charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55  

Apr 25   Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs in the year 1862.  

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

Apr 29   On this day in history 100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Miss  

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   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

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

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   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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 18   On this day in history john Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71  

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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