What Happened on August 30, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Battle of 2nd Manassas-Pope defeated by Lee-Battle of Richmond, KY
  • Battle of Altamont-Confederates beat Union forces in Tennessee
  • Last day of 2nd Battle of Bull Run Va - Confederates beat Union forces

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Bernard Desormes, French Physicist and Chemist (carbon monoxide and carbon disulphide compositions), dies at 91