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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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   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   In the year 1862 august Cuppens, Flemish author/pastor  

May 23   In the year 1862 battle at Front Royal VA  

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   In the year 1862 william "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player who lived to 99  

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   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   On this day in history 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   Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16] in the year 1862.  

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

May 30   Battle of Booneville MS in the year 1862.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 01   In the year 1862 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   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 03   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

Jan 29   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 in the year 1862.  

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   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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