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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 22 November 2018

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

Jun 30   On this day in history richard Griffith, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 48  

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 in the year 1862.  

Jul 02   On this day in history the birth of William Henry Bragg, English physicist  

Jul 03   Friedrich Ernst Koch, composer in the year 1862.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1862 skirmish at Devall's Bluff Arkansas (106 casualties)  

Jul 07   Land Grant Act endows state colleges with federal land in the year 1862.  

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

Jul 09   Gen John Hunt Morgan captures Tompkinsville, Ky in the year 1862.  

Jul 10   US begins construction of Central Pacific Railroad on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Lincoln appoints General Halleck general-in-chief on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer in the year 1862.  

Jul 12   On this day in history congress authorizes Medal of Honor  

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

Jul 13   On this day in history 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   CSS Arkansas vs USS Cardondelet & Queen of the West engage at Yazoo R in the year 1862.  

Jul 15   In the year 1862 david Emanuel Twiggs, US Confederate gen-mjr (Monterrey), dies at 72  

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

Jul 16   David G Farragut is 1st rear admiral in US Navy in the year 1862.  

Jul 16   Ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist in the year 1862.  

Jul 17   On this day in history naval Engagement at Pascagoula River MS: USS Potomac Expedition  

Jul 17   On this day in history uS army authorized to accept blacks as laborers  

Jul 18   In the year 1862 battle of Newburgh, IN  

Jul 18   On this day in history victor, Prince Napoleon (Napoleon V), French pretender to throne  

Jul 19   Forrest's 1st raid in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 birth of snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)  

Jan 03   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born in the year 1862.  

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   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   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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

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

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