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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

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

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

Jun 04   Confederates evacuate Ft Pillow, Tenn on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1862 allvar Gullstrand, Swedish physician (Nobel 1911)  

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

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

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

Jun 06   The birth of Henry Newbolt, English poet on this day in history.  

Jun 06   In the year 1862 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   William B Mumford, 1st US citizen hanged for treason, at 42 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1862 gen JEB Stuart completes his "ride around McClellan"  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

Jun 21   Henry Holden Huss, composer in the year 1862.  

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

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

Jun 25   Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, composer in the year 1862.  

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

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 in the year 1862.  

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

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 in the year 1862.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 30   Battle at Nelson's Farm, Virginia on this day in history.  

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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   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   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

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   On this day in history death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

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

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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