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Historical Events Happened In 1857

Monday, 24 November 2014

Jan 02   On this day in history frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)  

Jan 06   On this day in history patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Penn  

Jan 06   Patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Pennsylvania in the year 1857.  

Jan 08   In the year 1857 dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC  

Jan 09   On this day in history 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon CA  

Jan 09   On this day in history 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon Calif  

Jan 09   In the year 1857 henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)  

Jan 11   On this day in history fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)  

Jan 15   1st first-class game in Sydney, NSW v Vic at The Domain in the year 1857.  

Jan 15   On this day in history the first first-class game in Sydney, New South Wales vs Victoria at The Domain  

Jan 17   In the year 1857 eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)  

Jan 18   On this day in history otto von Below, German commandant (WW I)  

Jan 20   Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   The University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia in the year 1857.  

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 in the year 1857.  

Feb 02   In the year 1857 jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector  

Feb 07   On this day in history félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65  

Feb 09   Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96)  

Feb 14   Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77  

Feb 16   In the year 1857 gallaudet College (Natl Deaf Mute college) forms (Wash DC)  

Feb 17   In the year 1857 samuel Sidney McClure, Irish-American newspaper editor/publisher  

Feb 18   In the year 1857 insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo  

Feb 18   In the year 1857 max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor  

Feb 21   Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US in the year 1857.  

Feb 21   On this day in history jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907)  

Feb 21   US issues flying eagle cents on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1857 heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves  

Feb 22   The birth of Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scout movement on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history 1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt  

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Famous Birthdays In 1857

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)  

Jan 02   Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   Hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of william E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

Jan 09   Henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 17   Eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1857

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   In the year 1857 edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

Jan 27   On this day in history dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72  

Feb 07   In the year 1857 félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65  

Feb 09   Dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history death of david Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770)  

Feb 14   On this day in history johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56  

Feb 15   On this day in history mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

Feb 16   In the year 1857 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77