On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • -10] Battle of Corinth, Mississippi
  • Skirmish at Bardstown, Kentucky

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Briggs, English cricket all-rounder (33 Tests; 118 wickets @ 17.75), born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire (d. 1902)

Famous Deaths

  • Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union brigadier general, dies in battle at 47