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Historical Events In 1862

Monday, 10 May 2021

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

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

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

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

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

May 05   On this day in history max Elskamp, Belgian author/poet (Lesson Joies Blondes, Maya)  

May 05   Peninsular Campaign-Battle of Williamsburg VA in the year 1862.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history valley Campaign Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell VA  

May 08   Valley Campaign: Federals repulsed at Battle of McDowell Va on this day in history.  

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

May 09   Battle of Farmington, MS in the year 1862.  

May 09   On this day in history uS Naval Academy relocated from Annapolis MD to Newport RI  

May 10   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history birth of sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)  

Jan 08   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 birth of walter Johannes Damrosch, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1862

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

Feb 07   In the year 1862 frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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