What Happened on August 30, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of Altamont-Confederates beat Union forces in Tennessee

Second Battle of Bull Run

Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, Virginia, ends with a Confederate victory over Union forces

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Bernard Desormes, French physicist and chemist who determined the ratio of the specific heats of gases and the composition of carbon monoxide and carbon disulfide, dies at 91

About August 30, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo