What Happened on January 10, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of Big Sandy River, KY (Middle Creek)
  • Romney expedition, Confederate Army military expedition begins in Romney, West Virginia (US Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Travis, Australian-American golfer, writer, course designer (US Amateur C'ship 1900-01, 03; British Amateur 1904), born in Maldon, Australia (d. 1927)
Born in 1862

Famous Deaths

Samuel ColtSamuel Colt (1814-1862)

American inventor, firearms manufacturer, and industrialist (Colt 6 shot revolver), dies of gout at 47

About January 10, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn