What Happened on May 7, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of West Point, Virginia (Eltham's Landing, Barnhamsville)
  • Much of Enschede, Netherlands, destroyed by fire
  • South Dakota Historical Society is founded as the Old Settlers Association of Dakota Territory; organization renamed after statehood attained in 1890
1862 History

About May 7, 1862

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus