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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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

May 15   Department of Agriculture created in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 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   Battle of Princeton WV, ends, about 128 casualities on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 20   Homestead Act provides cheap land for settlement of the West in the year 1862.  

May 20   Homestead Act provides cheap land for settlement of West in the year 1862.  

May 22   August Cuppens, Flemish author/pastor in the year 1862.  

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   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   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   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 on this day in history.  

May 30   Battle of Booneville MS in the year 1862.  

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

May 31   In the year 1862 battle of Seven Pines VA (Fair Oaks)  

May 31   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 2nd/last day of battle at Fair Oaks/7 Pines Va (11,165 casualties)  

Jun 01   Antonio JdC Feijo, Portuguese diplomat/poet (Bailatas) on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 17   In the year 1862 birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

Jan 23   In the year 1862 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   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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 05   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

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

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1862 frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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