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Historical Events Happened In 1857

Thursday, 31 July 2014

Jan 02   Frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon Calif on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st first-class game in Sydney, NSW v Vic at The Domain  

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

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

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

Jan 20   On this day in history edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

Jan 22   On this day in history national Association of Baseball Players founded, NY  

Jan 23   On this day in history andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity)  

Jan 24   On this day in history the University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

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

Feb 16   Gallaudet College (Natl Deaf Mute college) forms (Wash DC) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Samuel Sidney McClure, Irish-American newspaper editor/publisher on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo  

Feb 18   Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931)  

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

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

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

Feb 07   Félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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.