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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Jun 30   On this day in history 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   Battle at Booneville Mississippi: Confed superior power driven out in the year 1862.  

Jul 01   Day 7 of the 7 Days-Battle of Malvern Hill on this day in history.  

Jul 02   In the year 1862 lincoln signs act granting land for state agricultural colleges  

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

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   Land Grant Act endows state colleges with federal land on this day in history.  

Jul 08   In the year 1862 odore R Timby patents revolving gun turret  

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

Jul 11   On this day in history liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer  

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

Jul 12   On this day in history the United States Medal of Honor is created  

Jul 13   Battle of Murfreesboro, TN (Forrest's Raid) US895 CS150 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 16   David G Farragut became first rear admiral in US Navy in the year 1862.  

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

Jul 16   On this day in history ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist  

Jul 17   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history battle of Newburgh, IN  

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

Jul 19   In the year 1862 forrest's 1st raid  

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

Jul 20   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

Jan 17   In the year 1862 birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 29   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 john Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 in the year 1862.  

Feb 07   In the year 1862 frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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