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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 18 January 2019

Apr 29   Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1862 swift Run Gap, WV skirmishes  

May 01   Union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans on this day in history.  

May 02   Marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine) in the year 1862.  

May 04   -5] Battle at Williamsburg, Virginia on this day in history.  

May 04   Battle at Williamsburg VA on this day in history.  

May 04   Yorktown VA - McClellan halted his troop before town as it is full of armed torpedoes left by CS Brigadier General Gabrial Rains in the year 1862.  

May 05   French army intervenes in Puebla México Cinco de Mayo on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history french army intervenes in Puebla México: Cinco de Mayo  

May 05   French army intervenes in Puebla, Mexico: Cinco de Mayo in the year 1862.  

May 05   In the year 1862 max Elskamp, Belgian author/poet (Lesson Joies Blondes, Maya)  

May 05   Peninsular Campaign-Battle of Williamsburg VA on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history henry David Thoreau, US writer/pacifist (Walden Pond), dies at 44  

May 07   Battle of West Point VA (Eltham's Landing, Barnhamsville) on this day in history.  

May 07   Battle of West Point, VA (Eltham's Landing, Barnhamsville) in the year 1862.  

May 07   In the year 1862 much of Enschede Netherlands destroyed by fire  

May 08   In the year 1862 valley Campaign Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell VA  

May 08   On this day in history valley Campaign: Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell Va  

May 09   In the year 1862 battle of Farmington MS  

May 09   On this day in history battle of Farmington, MS  

May 09   In the year 1862 uS Naval Academy relocated from Annapolis MD to Newport RI  

May 10   On this day in history battle of Plum Run Bend TN (Plum Point Bend)  

May 10   Battle of Plum Run Bend, TN (Plum Point Bend) in the year 1862.  

May 11   In the year 1862 confederates scuttle CSS Virginia off Norfolk VA  

May 11   Confederates scuttle CSS Virginia off Norfolk, VA on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history cSS Virginia blown up by Confederates to prevent capture.  

May 12   Federal troops occupies Baton Rouge LA in the year 1862.  

May 12   On this day in history federal troops occupies Baton Rouge Louisiana  

May 14   Adolphe Nicole of Switzerland patents chronograph in the year 1862.  

May 14   Adolphe Nicole of Switzerland patents the chronograph in the year 1862.  

May 15   In the year 1862 -May 17] Battle of Princeton WV  

May 15   Arthur Schnitzler, Austria, playwright/novelist (La Ronde) on this day in history.  

May 15   Battle of Drewry's Bluff (Fort Darling) VA on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history battle of Princeton WV  

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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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

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   On this day in history birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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