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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 21 September 2019

May 15   On this day in history confederate cruiser The Alabama runs aground near London  

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

May 15   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds 1st automobile  

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

May 16   In the year 1862 lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40  

May 17   Battle of Princeton WV, ends, about 128 casualities on this day in history.  

May 18   Freiherr Albert von Schrenk-Notzing, German para-psychologist on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history william H Keim, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 48  

May 19   Homestead Act becomes law provides cheap land for settlement of West on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history august Cuppens, Flemish author/pastor  

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

May 23   Battle at Front Royal, Virginia in the year 1862.  

May 23   On this day in history 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   Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time in the year 1862.  

May 24   Westminster Bridge across Thames opens in the year 1862.  

May 25   In the year 1862 battle of Winchester VA  

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

May 27   Battle of Hanover Court House VA (Slash Church, Peake's Station) in the year 1862.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

May 29   Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history battle of Booneville MS  

May 30   On this day in history battle of Booneville MS - captured General Beauregard evacuates Corinth MS  

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

May 31   In the year 1862 battle of Seven Pines VA (Fair Oaks); North defeats South  

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

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   On this day in history gen Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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