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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 16 November 2018

May 15   Confederate cruiser The Alabama runs aground near London on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history battle of Princeton WV, ends, about 128 casualities  

May 18   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history homestead Act becomes law provides cheap land for settlement of West  

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   On this day in history august Cuppens, Flemish author/pastor  

May 23   In the year 1862 battle at Front Royal VA  

May 23   On this day in history battle at Front Royal, Virginia  

May 23   On this day in history valley Campaign-Stonewall Jackson takes Front Royal VA  

May 23   William "Dummy" Hoy, professional baseball player who lived to 99 in the year 1862.  

May 24   Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time in the year 1862.  

May 24   On this day in history westminster Bridge across Thames opens  

May 25   Battle of Winchester VA in the year 1862.  

May 25   In the year 1862 johann N Nestroy, Aust actor (Einmal Keine Sorgen Haben), dies at 60  

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

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] in the year 1862.  

May 29   Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1862.  

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

May 30   In the year 1862 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   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   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   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   On this day in history birth of snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)  

Jan 03   In the year 1862 birth of sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)  

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   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 in the year 1862.  

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

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