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Historical Events In 1862

Monday, 25 March 2019

Jun 30   In the year 1862 day 6 of the 7 Days-Battle of White Oak Swamp  

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

Jul 01   In the year 1862 battle at Booneville Mississippi: Confed superior power driven out  

Jul 01   Day 7 of the 7 Days-Battle of Malvern Hill in the year 1862.  

Jul 02   On this day in history lincoln signs act granting land for state agricultural colleges  

Jul 02   The birth of William Henry Bragg, English physicist in the year 1862.  

Jul 03   In the year 1862 friedrich Ernst Koch, composer  

Jul 03   William Barksdale, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 40 on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history battle at Green River Ky (Morgan's Ohio Raid)  

Jul 04   Lewis Carroll creates Alice in Wonderland for Alice P Liddell on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Skirmish at Devall's Bluff Arkansas (106 casualties) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 08   On this day in history odore R Timby patents revolving gun turret  

Jul 09   On this day in history gen John Hunt Morgan captures Tompkinsville, Ky  

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

Jul 11   Lincoln appoints General Halleck general-in-chief in the year 1862.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Jul 13   Battle of Murfreesboro, TN (Forrest's Raid) US895 CS150 in the year 1862.  

Jul 14   On this day in history florence Bascom, US, 1st American woman PhD  

Jul 14   On this day in history the birth of Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter  

Jul 15   CSS Arkansas vs USS Cardondelet & Queen of the West engage at Yazoo R in the year 1862.  

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

Jul 16   In the year 1862 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   Naval Engagement at Pascagoula River MS: USS Potomac Expedition on this day in history.  

Jul 17   US army authorized to accept blacks as laborers on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1862 battle of Newburgh, IN  

Jul 18   Victor, Prince Napoleon (Napoleon V), French pretender to throne in the year 1862.  

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

Jul 19   Forrest's first raid in the year 1862.  

Jul 20   Guerrilla campaign in GA (Porter's & Poindexter's) [->SEP 20] US580 CS2866 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   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born in the year 1862.  

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 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   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   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died in the year 1862.  

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

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 in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

Feb 03   In the year 1862 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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