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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

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

May 15   In the year 1862 department of Agriculture created  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

May 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 in the year 1862.  

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

May 23   Valley Campaign-Stonewall Jackson takes Front Royal VA on this day in history.  

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   Johann N Nestroy, Aust actor (Einmal Keine Sorgen Haben), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

May 27   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16]  

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   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 on this day in history.  

May 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

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

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

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   In the year 1862 death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1862.  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Feb 03   In the year 1862 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

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

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