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Historical Events In 1862

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

May 15   In the year 1862 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   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   Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

May 17   Battle of Princeton WV, ends, about 128 casualities in the year 1862.  

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   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   In the year 1862 august Cuppens, Flemish author/pastor  

May 23   Battle at Front Royal VA in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Battle of Winchester VA on this day in history.  

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

May 27   In the year 1862 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   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] on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71  

May 30   In the year 1862 battle of Booneville MS  

May 30   In the year 1862 battle of Booneville MS - captured General Beauregard evacuates Corinth MS  

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

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

May 31   Robert Hatton, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at about 34 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   2nd/last day of battle at Fair Oaks/7 Pines Va (11,165 casualties) on this day in history.  

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   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   In the year 1862 john Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71  

Jan 20   In the year 1862 death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

Jan 24   On this day in history james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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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