1862 in Australia

The following lists events that happened during 1862 in Australia.

1862
in
Australia

Decades:
  • 1840s
  • 1850s
  • 1860s
  • 1870s
  • 1880s
See also:

Incumbents

Governors

Governors of the Australian colonies:

Premiers

Premiers of the Australian colonies:

Exploration and settlement

  • 24 July - Explorer John McDouall Stuart successfully returns from crossing the Australian continent from north to south on his third attempt.

Music, arts and literature

Sport

Births

  • 4 February - George Ernest Morrison, Australian adventurer and journalist (died 1920)
  • 29 July – Mona McBurney, British-born pianist, teacher and composer who lived and worked in Australia (died 1932)
  • 16 November - Charles Turner, Australian cricketer (died 1944)
  • 8 December – Kate Rickards, Australian trapeze artist and later musical theatre actress (died 1922)

Deaths

References

  1. B. A. Knox (1969). "Australian Dictionary of Biography - Volume 3: Barkly, Sir Henry (1815–1898)". adb.online.anu.edu.au. Melbourne University Press. pp. 95, 96. Retrieved 7 August 2017.
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