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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

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

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   In the year 1862 lincoln signs act granting land for state agricultural colleges  

Jul 02   The birth of William Henry Bragg, English physicist on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history odore R Timby patents revolving gun turret  

Jul 09   Gen John Hunt Morgan captures Tompkinsville, Ky in the year 1862.  

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

Jul 12   In the year 1862 congress authorizes Medal of Honor  

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   Florence Bascom, US, 1st American woman PhD in the year 1862.  

Jul 14   The birth of Gustav Klimt, Austrian painter in the year 1862.  

Jul 15   In the year 1862 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   On this day in history david G Farragut became first rear admiral in US Navy  

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

Jul 16   On this day in history ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola], US civil rights activist  

Jul 17   On this day in history naval Engagement at Pascagoula River MS: USS Potomac Expedition  

Jul 17   US army authorized to accept blacks as laborers on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1862 battle of Newburgh, IN  

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

Jul 19   On this day in history forrest's 1st raid  

Jul 19   In the year 1862 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1862 birth of walter Johannes Damrosch, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1862

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801)  

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

Feb 03   In the year 1862 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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