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Historical Events Happened In 1857

Saturday, 31 January 2015

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   Patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Pennsylvania in the year 1857.  

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

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

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

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   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   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 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 in the year 1857.  

Feb 15   Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies in the year 1857.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 uS issues flying eagle cents  

Feb 22   Heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves in the year 1857.  

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 in the year 1857.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1857

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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   In the year 1857 birth of hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931)  

Jan 06   William E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born in the year 1857.  

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 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 in the year 1857.  

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 in the year 1857.  

Feb 09   On this day in history 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   Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies in the year 1857.  

Feb 16   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 in the year 1857.