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Historical Events In 1862

Friday, 24 May 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1862 odore R Timby patents revolving gun turret  

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

Jul 10   US begins construction of Central Pacific Railroad in the year 1862.  

Jul 11   On this day in history lincoln appoints General Halleck general-in-chief  

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

Jul 12   In the year 1862 congress authorizes Medal of Honor  

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

Jul 13   On this day in history battle of Murfreesboro, TN (Forrest's Raid) US895 CS150  

Jul 14   Florence Bascom, US, 1st American woman PhD on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history the birth of Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter  

Jul 15   In the year 1862 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 in the year 1862.  

Jul 16   In the year 1862 david G Farragut is 1st rear admiral in US Navy  

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   On this day in history uS army authorized to accept blacks as laborers  

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

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

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

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

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   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   On this day in history birth of frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co)  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 30   Walter Johannes Damrosch, composer was born in the year 1862.  

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

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   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died in the year 1862.  

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 in the year 1862.  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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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