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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 02   In the year 1862 gen Robert E Lee takes command of Confederate armies of E VA & NC  

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

Jun 04   In the year 1862 confederates evacuate Fort Pillow, Tenn  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

Jun 06   On this day in history henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet  

Jun 06   The birth of Henry Newbolt, English poet in the year 1862.  

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

Jun 07   In the year 1862 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   Battle of Port Republic, last of 5 battles in Jacksons Valley camp in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 day 2 of the 7 Days-Battle of Mechanicsville  

Jun 27   In the year 1862 -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) in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

Jan 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

Jan 05   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

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

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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