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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

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

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

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

Jun 06   Battle of Memphis-the city is surrendered in the year 1862.  

Jun 06   In the year 1862 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   Skirmish at Union Church, VA (Peninsular) on this day in history.  

Jun 07   William B Mumford, 1st US citizen hanged for treason, at 42 in the year 1862.  

Jun 08   Valley Campaign-Battle of Cross Keys, Virginia on this day in history.  

Jun 09   On this day in history battle of Port Republic, last of 5 battles in Jacksons Valley camp  

Jun 15   Gen JEB Stuart completes his "ride around McClellan" on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history 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   Barbu Catargiu, the Prime Minister of Romania, is assassinated in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 day 1 of the 7 Days begins with fighting at Oak Grove  

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

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

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

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

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   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1862 birth of sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)  

Jan 08   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 in the year 1862.  

Jan 18   On this day in history john Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71  

Jan 20   In the year 1862 death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

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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