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Historical Events In 1862

Monday, 06 April 2020

Apr 04   In the year 1862 uS begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond  

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

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   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   In the year 1862 grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn  

Apr 07   Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls in the year 1862.  

Apr 07   H P Tuttle discovers asteroid #73 Klytia in the year 1862.  

Apr 07   In the year 1862 island #10 falls after long siege, Battle of Shiloh  

Apr 07   Sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   John D Lynde patents aerosol dispenser on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 11   Rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia-Rebels surrender in the year 1862.  

Apr 12   In the year 1862 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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history slavery abolished in District of Columbia  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Battle of New Orleans LA in the year 1862.  

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

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   In the year 1862 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   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 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 in the year 1862.  

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

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

Feb 07   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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