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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

May 15   On this day in history department of Agriculture created  

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

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   Freiherr Albert von Schrenk-Notzing, German para-psychologist in the year 1862.  

May 18   In the year 1862 william H Keim, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 48  

May 19   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 battle at Front Royal, Virginia  

May 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time  

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

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   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) on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1862 robert Hatton, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at about 34  

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   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   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   In the year 1862 birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

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 in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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