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Historical Events Happened In 1857

Friday, 29 August 2014

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

Jan 06   Patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Penn on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Pennsylvania on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC  

Jan 09   7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon CA on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon Calif  

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

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

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

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   National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor  

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   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

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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   William E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65  

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   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.