On This Day

January 10, 1862 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

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

Deaths in History

Person of interestSamuel Colt

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

Inventor/Industrialist Samuel Colt
Samuel Colt

1862 in History