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Historical Events In 1862

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jun 30   Day 6 of the 7 Days-Battle of White Oak Swamp in the year 1862.  

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

Jul 01   In the year 1862 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   Lincoln signs act granting land for state agricultural colleges in the year 1862.  

Jul 02   In the year 1862 the birth of William Henry Bragg, English physicist  

Jul 03   On this day in history friedrich Ernst Koch, composer  

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   On this day in history lewis Carroll creates Alice in Wonderland for Alice P Liddell  

Jul 06   In the year 1862 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   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   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 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   Florence Bascom, US, 1st American woman PhD on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 uS army authorized to accept blacks as laborers  

Jul 18   Battle of Newburgh, IN in the year 1862.  

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   Guerrilla campaign in GA (Porter's & Poindexter's) [->SEP 20] US580 CS2866 in the year 1862.  

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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 in the year 1862.  

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   In the year 1862 birth of david Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

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

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   Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1862.  

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   On this day in history death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 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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