What Happened on July 1, 1862

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Battle at Booneville Mississippi: Confederate superior power driven out
  • Congress outlaws polygamy for the 1st time
  • Emperor Alexander II grants Jews right to publish books
  • The Russian State Library is founded.
  • US Civil War: Day 7 of 7 Days-Battle of Malvern Hill (Poindexter's Farm) Union forces repel Confederate attack
  • US Internal Revenue Law imposes 1st federal taxes on inheritance, tobacco & on incomes over $600 (progressive rate)