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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 19 January 2020

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

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 in the year 1862.  

Jun 05   Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911) in the year 1862.  

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   The birth of Henry Newbolt, English poet on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Turner Ashby, General, killed near Harrisonburg VA, dies at 33 in the year 1862.  

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   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" in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 barbu Catargiu, the Prime Minister of Romania, is assassinated.  

Jun 21   Henry Holden Huss, composer on this day in history.  

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   Battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulses Confederacy in Virginia on this day in history.  

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   Day 4 of 7 Days-Battle of Savage's Station/Garnett's Farm, VA in the year 1862.  

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

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   In the year 1862 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   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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 23   On this day in history birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

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

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   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1862 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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