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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 17 April 2021

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

Apr 05   Louis Ganne, composer in the year 1862.  

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

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

Apr 06   Battle of Shiloh, Union defeats Confederacy in SW Tennessee in the year 1862.  

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   H P Tuttle discovers asteroid #73 Klytia in the year 1862.  

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

Apr 07   On this day in history sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Apr 11   On this day in history 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   Battle of Ft Pillow TN in the year 1862.  

Apr 14   Pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11) in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   In the year 1862 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   Admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans, La in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs  

Apr 25   In the year 1862 union naval forces occupy New Orleans, LA  

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 in the year 1862.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1862

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1862 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   In the year 1862 john Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71  

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

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

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

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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