On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1862

Historical Events

  • Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls

Famous Deaths

  • Sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62
1862 Highlights

About April 7, 1862

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries