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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Apr 04   On this day in history uS begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond  

Apr 05   On this day in history louis Ganne, composer  

Apr 05   On this day in history siege of Yorktown VA  

Apr 06   On this day in history adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51  

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

Apr 06   Naval Gunfire from Tyler and Lexington help save Union Troops at Battle of Shiloh in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

Apr 10   In the year 1862 william Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history slavery abolished in District of Columbia  

Apr 18   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 the first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard.  

Apr 21   Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co in the year 1862.  

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   Charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55 in the year 1862.  

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

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

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   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   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   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   On this day in history 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   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   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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