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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 18 July 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Battle at Booneville Mississippi: Confed superior power driven out on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   Lincoln signs act granting land for state agricultural colleges on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 11   Liza Nina Mary Frederica Lehmann, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Congress authorizes Medal of Honor in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 16   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 naval Engagement at Pascagoula River MS: USS Potomac Expedition  

Jul 17   US army authorized to accept blacks as laborers in the year 1862.  

Jul 18   Battle of Newburgh, IN on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Victor, Prince Napoleon (Napoleon V), French pretender to throne on this day in history.  

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

Jul 19   In the year 1862 forrest's first raid  

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   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

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   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47  

Jan 18   John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 in the year 1862.  

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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