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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 28 February 2021

May 15   In the year 1862 confederate cruiser The Alabama runs aground near London  

May 15   On this day in history department of Agriculture created  

May 15   On this day in history 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  

May 16   Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds 1st automobile on this day in history.  

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

May 16   Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history battle of Princeton WV, ends, about 128 casualities  

May 18   In the year 1862 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   Homestead Act becomes law provides cheap land for settlement of West in the year 1862.  

May 20   On this day in history homestead Act provides cheap land for settlement of the West  

May 20   On this day in history homestead Act provides cheap land for settlement of West  

May 22   August Cuppens, Flemish author/pastor on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 valley Campaign-Stonewall Jackson takes Front Royal VA  

May 23   William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player who lived to 99 in the year 1862.  

May 24   In the year 1862 beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time  

May 24   In the year 1862 westminster Bridge across Thames opens  

May 25   Battle of Winchester VA in the year 1862.  

May 25   On this day in history johann N Nestroy, Aust actor (Einmal Keine Sorgen Haben), dies at 60  

May 27   On this day in history battle of Hanover Court House VA (Slash Church, Peake's Station)  

May 27   On this day in history battle of Hanover Court House, VA (Slash Church, Peake's Station)  

May 28   Henry W Slocum Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1888) in the year 1862.  

May 28   Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16] in the year 1862.  

May 29   Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1862.  

May 30   On this day in history battle of Booneville MS  

May 30   Battle of Booneville MS - captured General Beauregard evacuates Corinth MS in the year 1862.  

May 31   Battle of Seven Pines VA (Fair Oaks) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jun 01   On this day in history antonio JdC Feijo, Portuguese diplomat/poet (Bailatas)  

Jun 01   Gen Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines in the year 1862.  

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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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 03   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1862 birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   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   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   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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