On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1862

Historical Events

  • Julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of Republic"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ralph Waldo Emerson and Charles Sumner meet with President Abraham Lincoln at The White House, Washington

Lecturer and Poet Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lecturer and Poet
Ralph Waldo Emerson
16th US President Abraham Lincoln
16th US President
Abraham Lincoln

1862 Highlights

About February 1, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius