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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

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

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

Jul 01   On this day in history battle at Booneville Mississippi: Confed superior power driven out  

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

Jul 03   Friedrich Ernst Koch, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 04   In the year 1862 lewis Carroll creates Alice in Wonderland for Alice P Liddell  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 lincoln appoints General Halleck general-in-chief  

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

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 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

Jul 16   David G Farragut became first rear admiral in US Navy on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history forrest's 1st raid  

Jul 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   On this day in history birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

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

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   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   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history 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   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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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