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Historical Events In 1857

Friday, 24 May 2019

Jan 02   Frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston) in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   In the year 1857 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   Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1857 the first first-class game in Sydney, New South Wales vs Victoria at The Domain  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1857 otto von Below, German commandant (WW I)  

Jan 20   On this day in history edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

Jan 22   National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY in the year 1857.  

Jan 23   In the year 1857 andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity)  

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

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   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) in the year 1857.  

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

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   In the year 1857 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 in the year 1857.  

Feb 18   In the year 1857 max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor  

Feb 21   Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US in the year 1857.  

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

Feb 21   US issues flying eagle cents in the year 1857.  

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

Feb 22   The birth of Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scout movement on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1857.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of william E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1857 edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

Jan 27   In the year 1857 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1857 mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

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

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