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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 02 July 2022

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   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   Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds 1st automobile on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1862 jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir builds first automobile  

May 16   On this day in history lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40  

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   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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

May 20   In the year 1862 homestead Act provides cheap land for settlement of West  

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

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   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 in the year 1862.  

May 24   Westminster Bridge across Thames opens on this day in history.  

May 25   Battle of Winchester VA in the year 1862.  

May 25   Johann N Nestroy, Aust actor (Einmal Keine Sorgen Haben), dies at 60 in the year 1862.  

May 27   In the year 1862 battle of Hanover Court House VA (Slash Church, Peake's Station)  

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

May 28   In the year 1862 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   Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

May 30   Battle of Booneville MS on this day in history.  

May 30   Battle of Booneville MS - captured General Beauregard evacuates Corinth MS on this day in history.  

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

Jun 01   Antonio JdC Feijo, Portuguese diplomat/poet (Bailatas) in the year 1862.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 in the year 1862.  

Feb 07   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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