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Historical Events In 1862

Monday, 18 November 2019

Jun 30   Day 6 of the 7 Days-Battle of White Oak Swamp on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Richard Griffith, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 48 in the year 1862.  

Jul 01   Battle at Booneville Mississippi: Confed superior power driven out in the year 1862.  

Jul 01   On this day in history day 7 of the 7 Days-Battle of Malvern Hill  

Jul 02   Lincoln signs act granting land for state agricultural colleges on this day in history.  

Jul 02   In the year 1862 the birth of William Henry Bragg, English physicist  

Jul 03   In the year 1862 friedrich Ernst Koch, composer  

Jul 03   William Barksdale, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 40 in the year 1862.  

Jul 04   Battle at Green River Ky (Morgan's Ohio Raid) in the year 1862.  

Jul 04   Lewis Carroll creates Alice in Wonderland for Alice P Liddell in the year 1862.  

Jul 06   On this day in history skirmish at Devall's Bluff Arkansas (106 casualties)  

Jul 07   On this day in history land Grant Act endows state colleges with federal land  

Jul 08   Odore R Timby patents revolving gun turret in the year 1862.  

Jul 09   Gen John Hunt Morgan captures Tompkinsville, Ky on this day in history.  

Jul 10   In the year 1862 uS begins construction of Central Pacific Railroad  

Jul 11   On this day in history lincoln appoints General Halleck general-in-chief  

Jul 11   In the year 1862 liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer  

Jul 12   Congress authorizes Medal of Honor on this day in history.  

Jul 12   The United States Medal of Honor is created on this day in history.  

Jul 13   In the year 1862 battle of Murfreesboro, TN (Forrest's Raid) US895 CS150  

Jul 14   Florence Bascom, US, 1st American woman PhD in the year 1862.  

Jul 14   The birth of Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter on this day in history.  

Jul 15   In the year 1862 cSS Arkansas vs USS Cardondelet & Queen of the West engage at Yazoo R  

Jul 15   David Emanuel Twiggs, US Confederate gen-mjr (Monterrey), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   On this day in history david G Farragut became first rear admiral in US Navy  

Jul 16   In the year 1862 david G Farragut is 1st rear admiral in US Navy  

Jul 16   In the year 1862 ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist  

Jul 17   Naval Engagement at Pascagoula River MS: USS Potomac Expedition on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1862 uS army authorized to accept blacks as laborers  

Jul 18   Battle of Newburgh, IN in the year 1862.  

Jul 18   Victor, Prince Napoleon (Napoleon V), French pretender to throne on this day in history.  

Jul 19   On this day in history forrest's 1st raid  

Jul 19   In the year 1862 forrest's first raid  

Jul 20   On this day in history guerrilla campaign in GA (Porter's & Poindexter's) [->SEP 20] US580 CS2866  

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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   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   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

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

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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