On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1862

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US begins construction of Central Pacific Railroad

Business Tycoon Collis P. Huntington
Business Tycoon
Collis P. Huntington
Business Tycoon and Railroad Executive Mark Hopkins
Business Tycoon and Railroad Executive
Mark Hopkins
Business Tycoon and Politician Leland Stanford
Business Tycoon and Politician
Leland Stanford

1862 Highlights

About July 10, 1862

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer