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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Jun 02   Gen Robert E Lee takes command of Confederate armies of E VA & NC in the year 1862.  

Jun 02   On this day in history gen Robert E Lee takes command of the Confederate armies of E VA & NC  

Jun 04   Confederates evacuate Fort Pillow, Tenn in the year 1862.  

Jun 04   On this day in history confederates evacuate Ft Pillow, Tenn  

Jun 05   On this day in history allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911)  

Jun 06   Battle of Memphis-city is surrendered on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Battle of Memphis-the city is surrendered on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history the birth of Henry Newbolt, English poet  

Jun 06   On this day in history turner Ashby, General, killed near Harrisonburg VA, dies at 33  

Jun 07   On this day in history skirmish at Union Church, VA (Peninsular)  

Jun 07   In the year 1862 william B Mumford, 1st US citizen hanged for treason, at 42  

Jun 08   On this day in history valley Campaign-Battle of Cross Keys, Virginia  

Jun 09   In the year 1862 battle of Port Republic, last of 5 battles in Jacksons Valley camp  

Jun 15   Gen JEB Stuart completes his "ride around McClellan" on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Slavery outlawed in US territories on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Barbu Catargiu, the Prime Minister of Romania, is assassinated in the year 1862.  

Jun 21   In the year 1862 henry Holden Huss, composer  

Jun 25   Battle of Oak Grove, VA (Orchard, Henrico, French's Field) (Kings's Schoolhouse) Day 1 of 7 Days on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history day 1 of the 7 Days begins with fighting at Oak Grove  

Jun 25   On this day in history vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, composer  

Jun 26   Battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulse Confederacy in Virginia on this day in history.  

Jun 26   In the year 1862 battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulses Confederacy in Virginia  

Jun 26   Day 2 of the 7 Days-Battle of Mechanicsville on this day in history.  

Jun 27   -28] Battle at Garnett's/Golding's Farms, Virginia in the year 1862.  

Jun 27   On this day in history chatham Roberdeau Wheat, Confederate major, dies in battle at about 35  

Jun 27   Day 3 of the 7 Days-Battle of Gaines' Mill on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history may Irwin, US comedienne/singer (Hot Time in the Old Town)  

Jun 28   In the year 1862 day 4 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station/Garnett's Farm, VA  

Jun 28   On this day in history day 4 of the 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station  

Jun 29   Day 5 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station Va in the year 1862.  

Jun 29   In the year 1862 day 5 of the 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station  

Jun 30   Battle at Nelson's Farm, Virginia in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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   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   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1862.  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 in the year 1862.  

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

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

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

Feb 03   In the year 1862 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

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

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