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Historical Events Happened In 1857

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Jan 02   In the year 1857 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   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   In the year 1857 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon Calif  

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

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

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

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

Jan 17   Eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording) in the year 1857.  

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

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

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector  

Feb 07   In the year 1857 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   Bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 17   Samuel Sidney McClure, Irish-American newspaper editor/publisher in the year 1857.  

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

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

Feb 21   Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1857 uS issues flying eagle cents  

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   1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1857

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Jan 02   In the year 1857 birth of frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)  

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

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

Jan 06   In the year 1857 birth of william E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

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

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

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)  

Jan 17   In the year 1857 birth of wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann)  

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   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   In the year 1857 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   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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