Historical Events In 1862
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Oct 16 George Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Oct 17 Battle of Leetown & Thoroughfare Gap, VA in the year 1862.
Oct 18 James Creighton, dies of rupture bladder from hitting HR on Oct 14th in the year 1862.
Oct 18 On this day in history morgan's raiders capture federal garrison at Lexington, KY
Oct 19 In the year 1862 auguste LumiÃ¨re, made 1st movie (Workers Leaving LumiÃ¨re Factory)
Oct 19 On this day in history the birth of Auguste Lumiere, French photographic pioneer
Oct 20 Amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname in the year 1862.
Oct 22 On this day in history battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory
Oct 30 On this day in history ormsby Mcknight Mitchel, US astronomer/Union-general-major, dies at 53
Nov 01 In the year 1862 johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer/conductor/organist (Cyrano)
Nov 03 In the year 1862 battle between gunboats at Bayou Teche, Louisiana
Nov 04 Dr Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis) on this day in history.
Nov 04 In the year 1862 eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes)
Nov 04 In the year 1862 gatling gun patented
Nov 04 The Gatling gun patented (Richard J Gatling) on this day in history.
Nov 05 Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac in the year 1862.
Nov 06 Charles Davis Jameson, US Union brig-gen (Fair Oaks), dies at 35 in the year 1862.
Nov 06 NY-San Francisco direct telegraphic link established in the year 1862.
Nov 06 NY-SF direct telegraphic link forms on this day in history.
Nov 09 In the year 1862 john Bordenave Villepigue, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 32
Nov 09 In the year 1862 uS Grant issues orders to bar Jews from serving under him
Nov 11 On this day in history opera "La Forza Del Destino" is produced (St Petersburg Russia)
Nov 13 Battle of Holly Spring, MS in the year 1862.
Nov 13 In the year 1862 ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75
Nov 15 Adolf Bartels, German folk art writer in the year 1862.
Nov 16 Charles Thomas Biass Turner, cricketer (the "Terror") in the year 1862.
Nov 17 Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1862 confederate Sec of War George B Randolph resigns
Nov 17 On this day in history confederate Secretary of War George B Randolph resigns
Nov 20 Armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee on this day in history.
Nov 20 In the year 1862 confederate army of Tennessee, organizes under Gen Braxton Bragg
Nov 20 Willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP) in the year 1862.
Nov 23 In the year 1862 alberto Williams, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer (Etrerno Reposo)
Nov 24 In the year 1862 m Levy publishes Gustave Flauberts "Salammbo"