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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 19 August 2022

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

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

Jul 02   In the year 1862 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) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 06   Skirmish at Devall's Bluff Arkansas (106 casualties) in the year 1862.  

Jul 07   Land Grant Act endows state colleges with federal land on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   In the year 1862 gen John Hunt Morgan captures Tompkinsville, Ky  

Jul 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

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

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

Jul 16   On this day in history david G Farragut is 1st rear admiral in US Navy  

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

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

Jul 17   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   On this day in history forrest's first raid  

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   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   On this day in history birth of john E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher  

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

Jan 24   Edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

Jan 30   In the year 1862 birth of walter Johannes Damrosch, composer  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1862 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

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

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

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