On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Altamont-Confederates beat Union forces in Tennessee

Victory in BattleSecond Battle of Bull Run

Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, Virginia ends with a Confederate victory over Union forces
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The Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, Virginia, fought August 29th and 30th, 1862
The Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, Virginia, fought August 29th and 30th, 1862

Famous Deaths

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