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Historical Events In 1862

Saturday, 21 September 2019

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

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

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

Jul 01   Day 7 of the 7 Days-Battle of Malvern Hill in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 04   Lewis Carroll creates Alice in Wonderland for Alice P Liddell on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Jul 08   Odore R Timby patents revolving gun turret in the year 1862.  

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

Jul 10   US begins construction of Central Pacific Railroad on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 12   On this day in history congress authorizes Medal of Honor  

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   CSS Arkansas vs USS Cardondelet & Queen of the West engage at Yazoo R in the year 1862.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history forrest's 1st raid  

Jul 19   Forrest's first raid on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1862.  

Jan 03   Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1862 death of felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

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 in the year 1862.  

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

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