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Historical Events In 1862

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Apr 29   In the year 1862 vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer  

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

May 01   On this day in history union captain David Farragut conquers New Orleans  

May 02   Marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine) on this day in history.  

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

May 04   In the year 1862 battle at Williamsburg VA  

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   In the year 1862 french army intervenes in Puebla México Cinco de Mayo  

May 05   In the year 1862 french army intervenes in Puebla México: Cinco de Mayo  

May 05   French army intervenes in Puebla, Mexico: Cinco de Mayo on this day in history.  

May 05   Max Elskamp, Belgian author/poet (Lesson Joies Blondes, Maya) in the year 1862.  

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

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

May 07   In the year 1862 battle of West Point VA (Eltham's Landing, Barnhamsville)  

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

May 07   Much of Enschede Netherlands destroyed by fire in the year 1862.  

May 08   On this day in history 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   Battle of Farmington MS in the year 1862.  

May 09   Battle of Farmington, MS on this day in history.  

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

May 10   Battle of Plum Run Bend TN (Plum Point Bend) on this day in history.  

May 10   Battle of Plum Run Bend, TN (Plum Point Bend) on this day in history.  

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

May 11   Confederates scuttle CSS Virginia off Norfolk, VA in the year 1862.  

May 11   CSS Virginia blown up by Confederates to prevent capture in the year 1862.  

May 12   Federal troops occupies Baton Rouge LA on this day in history.  

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

May 14   Adolphe Nicole of Switzerland patents chronograph on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history adolphe Nicole of Switzerland patents the chronograph  

May 15   -May 17] Battle of Princeton WV on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1862 arthur Schnitzler, Austria, playwright/novelist (La Ronde)  

May 15   Battle of Drewry's Bluff (Fort Darling) VA in the year 1862.  

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   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born in the year 1862.  

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   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   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   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died on this day in history.  

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

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