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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 18 April 2019

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   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   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   On this day in history h P Tuttle discovers asteroid #73 Klytia  

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

Apr 07   In the year 1862 sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history battle of Ft Pillow TN  

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

Apr 16   District of Columbia abolishes slavery in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1862 battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA  

Apr 19   Louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns in the year 1862.  

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

Apr 21   In the year 1862 congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co  

Apr 25   In the year 1862 admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans, La  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1862 charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55  

Apr 25   On this day in history edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

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

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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 10   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

Jan 24   On this day in history james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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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