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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

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

Apr 05   Louis Ganne, composer in the year 1862.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 08   On this day in history john D Lynde patents aerosol dispenser  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 11   On this day in history rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia  

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

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) in the year 1862.  

Apr 16   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA  

Apr 19   Louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   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   In the year 1862 birth of walter Johannes Damrosch, composer  

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   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1862.  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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

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

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