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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Apr 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine)  

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

May 04   Battle at Williamsburg VA in the year 1862.  

May 04   On this day in history yorktown VA - McClellan halted his troop before town as it is full of armed torpedoes left by CS Brigadier General Gabrial Rains  

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 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   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

May 09   US Naval Academy relocated from Annapolis MD to Newport RI in the year 1862.  

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

May 10   In the year 1862 battle of Plum Run Bend, TN (Plum Point Bend)  

May 11   On this day in history confederates scuttle CSS Virginia off Norfolk VA  

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

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

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

May 12   In the year 1862 federal troops occupies Baton Rouge Louisiana  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born in the year 1862.  

Famous Deaths In 1862

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1862 death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   In the year 1862 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   On this day in history john Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71  

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   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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