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Historical Events Happened In 1857

Thursday, 24 April 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   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 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 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   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) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Otto von Below, German commandant (WW I) on this day in history.  

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   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 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   On this day in history johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education  

Feb 12   Bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96) on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 18   Insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 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   On this day in history death of dionysios Solomos, Greek poet of the Greek national anthem (b. 1798)  

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   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