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Historical Events Happened In 1857

Thursday, 02 October 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   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 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) in the year 1857.  

Jan 11   Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys) on this day in history.  

Jan 15   1st first-class game in Sydney, NSW v Vic at The Domain on this day in history.  

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

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   Andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity) in the year 1857.  

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 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 in the year 1857.  

Feb 09   Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education in the year 1857.  

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 in the year 1857.  

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

Feb 16   In the year 1857 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77  

Feb 16   Gallaudet College (Natl Deaf Mute college) forms (Wash DC) in the year 1857.  

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 in the year 1857.  

Feb 21   In the year 1857 congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US  

Feb 21   In the year 1857 jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907)  

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

Feb 22   In the year 1857 heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves  

Feb 22   In the year 1857 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   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 in the year 1857.  

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   In the year 1857 birth of eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1857.  

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

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 in the year 1857.  

Feb 10   David Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770) died in the year 1857.  

Feb 14   Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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.