On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1862

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
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Famous Deaths

  • Charles Bernard Desormes, French Physicist and Chemist (carbon monoxide and carbon disulphide compositions), dies at 91
1862 Highlights

About August 30, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo