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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 16 November 2019

May 15   Confederate cruiser The Alabama runs aground near London on this day in history.  

May 15   Department of Agriculture created on this day in history.  

May 15   General Benjamin F Butler issues "Woman's Order" - women of New Orleans to be treated as whores as a result of their treatment of Union soldiers on this day in history.  

May 16   Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds 1st automobile in the year 1862.  

May 16   On this day in history jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds first automobile  

May 16   On this day in history lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40  

May 17   In the year 1862 battle of Princeton WV, ends, about 128 casualities  

May 18   On this day in history freiherr Albert von Schrenk-Notzing, German para-psychologist  

May 18   William H Keim, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 48 in the year 1862.  

May 19   On this day in history homestead Act becomes law provides cheap land for settlement of West  

May 20   In the year 1862 homestead Act provides cheap land for settlement of the West  

May 20   Homestead Act provides cheap land for settlement of West on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1862 august Cuppens, Flemish author/pastor  

May 23   Battle at Front Royal VA on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1862 battle at Front Royal, Virginia  

May 23   Valley Campaign-Stonewall Jackson takes Front Royal VA in the year 1862.  

May 23   William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player who lived to 99 on this day in history.  

May 24   Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history westminster Bridge across Thames opens  

May 25   On this day in history battle of Winchester VA  

May 25   Johann N Nestroy, Aust actor (Einmal Keine Sorgen Haben), dies at 60 in the year 1862.  

May 27   In the year 1862 battle of Hanover Court House VA (Slash Church, Peake's Station)  

May 27   In the year 1862 battle of Hanover Court House, VA (Slash Church, Peake's Station)  

May 28   On this day in history henry W Slocum Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1888)  

May 28   On this day in history lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16]  

May 29   In the year 1862 franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71  

May 30   In the year 1862 battle of Booneville MS  

May 30   Battle of Booneville MS - captured General Beauregard evacuates Corinth MS on this day in history.  

May 31   Battle of Seven Pines VA (Fair Oaks) in the year 1862.  

May 31   On this day in history battle of Seven Pines VA (Fair Oaks); North defeats South  

May 31   Robert Hatton, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at about 34 in the year 1862.  

Jun 01   2nd/last day of battle at Fair Oaks/7 Pines Va (11,165 casualties) in the year 1862.  

Jun 01   In the year 1862 antonio JdC Feijo, Portuguese diplomat/poet (Bailatas)  

Jun 01   Gen Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

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   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 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   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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