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Historical Events Happened In 1857

Sunday, 29 March 2015

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

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

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

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

Jan 09   7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon CA in the year 1857.  

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

Jan 09   Henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights) in the year 1857.  

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

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

Jan 15   The first first-class game in Sydney, New South Wales vs Victoria at The Domain in the year 1857.  

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

Jan 18   Otto von Below, German commandant (WW I) in the year 1857.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1857 national Association of Baseball Players founded, NY  

Jan 23   In the year 1857 andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity)  

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   Jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector in the year 1857.  

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   In the year 1857 bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96)  

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 in the year 1857.  

Feb 16   On this day in history gallaudet College (Natl Deaf Mute college) forms (Wash DC)  

Feb 17   On this day in history samuel Sidney McClure, Irish-American newspaper editor/publisher  

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

Feb 18   Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor in the year 1857.  

Feb 21   On this day in history congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US  

Feb 21   Jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   US issues flying eagle cents in the year 1857.  

Feb 22   Heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt in the year 1857.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College)  

Jan 06   Hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   William E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1857.  

Jan 17   Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann) was born in the year 1857.  

Famous Deaths In 1857

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Feb 07   Félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 in the year 1857.  

Feb 09   In the year 1857 death of dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798)  

Feb 10   David Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770) died on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 in the year 1857.  

Feb 15   In the year 1857 mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

Feb 16   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on this day in history.