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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 15 November 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   On this day in history marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine)  

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

May 04   On this day in history battle at Williamsburg VA  

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

May 05   French army intervenes in Puebla México Cinco de Mayo in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

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

May 06   In the year 1862 henry David Thoreau, US writer/pacifist (Walden Pond), dies at 44  

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

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

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

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

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

May 09   On this day in history battle of Farmington MS  

May 09   In the year 1862 battle of Farmington, MS  

May 09   US Naval Academy relocated from Annapolis MD to Newport RI on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1862 federal troops occupies Baton Rouge LA  

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

May 14   In the year 1862 adolphe Nicole of Switzerland patents chronograph  

May 14   In the year 1862 adolphe Nicole of Switzerland patents the chronograph  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1862

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

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   In the year 1862 birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

Jan 29   In the year 1862 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   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died in the year 1862.  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 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   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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