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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Apr 29   Vittorio Mario Vanzo, composer in the year 1862.  

Apr 30   On this day in history swift Run Gap, WV skirmishes  

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

May 02   In the year 1862 marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine)  

May 04   -5] Battle at Williamsburg, Virginia in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

May 05   Max Elskamp, Belgian author/poet (Lesson Joies Blondes, Maya) on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history peninsular Campaign-Battle of Williamsburg VA  

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

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

May 08   Valley Campaign Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell VA in the year 1862.  

May 08   Valley Campaign: Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell Va in the year 1862.  

May 09   Battle of Farmington MS in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 15   On this day in history battle of Drewry's Bluff (Fort Darling) VA  

May 15   Battle of Princeton WV 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   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

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

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   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

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

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

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

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 in the year 1862.  

Feb 03   In the year 1862 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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