Historical Events Happened In 1857
Sunday, 26 April 2015
Jan 02 In the year 1857 frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)
Jan 06 In the year 1857 patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Penn
Jan 06 In the year 1857 patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Pennsylvania
Jan 08 Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon CA
Jan 09 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon Calif in the year 1857.
Jan 09 In the year 1857 henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)
Jan 11 In the year 1857 fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)
Jan 15 1st first-class game in Sydney, NSW v Vic at The Domain on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1857 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 Otto von Below, German commandant (WW I) in the year 1857.
Jan 20 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 in the year 1857.
Jan 22 In the year 1857 national Association of Baseball Players founded, NY
Jan 23 On this day in history andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity)
Jan 24 The University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia on this day in history.
Jan 27 Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Feb 02 Jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector on this day in history.
Feb 07 Félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Feb 09 Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education in the year 1857.
Feb 12 Bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96) on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1857 johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56
Feb 15 On this day in history mikhail Glinka, composer, dies
Feb 16 Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo
Feb 18 On this day in history max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor
Feb 21 Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US in the year 1857.
Feb 21 In the year 1857 jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907)
Feb 21 US issues flying eagle cents in the year 1857.
Feb 22 On this day in history heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves
Feb 22 The birth of Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scout movement in the year 1857.
Feb 24 In the year 1857 1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt