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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

Jun 02   In the year 1862 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   Confederates evacuate Ft Pillow, Tenn on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911) on this day in history.  

Jun 06   In the year 1862 battle of Memphis-city is surrendered  

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

Jun 06   In the year 1862 henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet  

Jun 06   In the year 1862 the birth of Henry Newbolt, English poet  

Jun 06   In the year 1862 turner Ashby, General, killed near Harrisonburg VA, dies at 33  

Jun 07   Skirmish at Union Church, VA (Peninsular) on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history william B Mumford, 1st US citizen hanged for treason, at 42  

Jun 08   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history gen JEB Stuart completes his "ride around McClellan"  

Jun 17   In the year 1862 charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49  

Jun 19   In the year 1862 slavery outlawed in US territories  

Jun 20   On this day in history barbu Catargiu, the Prime Minister of Romania, is assassinated.  

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   Day 1 of the 7 Days begins with fighting at Oak Grove on this day in history.  

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

Jun 26   On this day in history battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulse Confederacy in Virginia  

Jun 26   Battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulses Confederacy in Virginia in the year 1862.  

Jun 26   In the year 1862 day 2 of the 7 Days-Battle of Mechanicsville  

Jun 27   On this day in history -28] Battle at Garnett's/Golding's Farms, Virginia  

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

Jun 27   In the year 1862 day 3 of the 7 Days-Battle of Gaines' Mill  

Jun 27   May Irwin, US comedienne/singer (Hot Time in the Old Town) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history day 4 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station/Garnett's Farm, VA  

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

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

Jun 29   On this day in history day 5 of the 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station  

Jun 30   On this day in history battle at Nelson's Farm, Virginia  

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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   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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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