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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 09 December 2021

Jun 02   Gen Robert E Lee takes command of Confederate armies of E VA & NC on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history battle of Memphis-city is surrendered  

Jun 06   On this day in history battle of Memphis-the city is surrendered  

Jun 06   Henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet in the year 1862.  

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

Jun 06   Turner Ashby, General, killed near Harrisonburg VA, dies at 33 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Skirmish at Union Church, VA (Peninsular) in the year 1862.  

Jun 07   William B Mumford, 1st US citizen hanged for treason, at 42 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Valley Campaign-Battle of Cross Keys, Virginia in the year 1862.  

Jun 09   Battle of Port Republic, last of 5 battles in Jacksons Valley camp on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Gen JEB Stuart completes his "ride around McClellan" in the year 1862.  

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

Jun 19   On this day in history slavery outlawed in US territories  

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

Jun 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulse Confederacy in Virginia  

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

Jun 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 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   May Irwin, US comedienne/singer (Hot Time in the Old Town) in the year 1862.  

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

Jun 28   Day 4 of the 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station in the year 1862.  

Jun 29   Day 5 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station Va on this day in history.  

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   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

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   In the year 1862 death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

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

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