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Historical Events In 1862

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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   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 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   On this day in history william Barksdale, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 40  

Jul 04   Battle at Green River Ky (Morgan's Ohio Raid) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history land Grant Act endows state colleges with federal land  

Jul 08   Odore R Timby patents revolving gun turret on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history congress authorizes Medal of Honor  

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

Jul 13   In the year 1862 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   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   David Emanuel Twiggs, US Confederate gen-mjr (Monterrey), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   In the year 1862 david G Farragut became first rear admiral in US Navy  

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   Naval Engagement at Pascagoula River MS: USS Potomac Expedition on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history uS army authorized to accept blacks as laborers  

Jul 18   In the year 1862 battle of Newburgh, IN  

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

Jul 19   In the year 1862 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   In the year 1862 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   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born in the year 1862.  

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

Jan 29   Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   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   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1862 jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87  

Feb 07   Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1862.  

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