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Historical Events In 1857

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

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

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

Jan 09   In the year 1857 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   Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys) in the year 1857.  

Jan 15   In the year 1857 1st first-class game in Sydney, NSW v Vic at The Domain  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity)  

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   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65  

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   In the year 1857 johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56  

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  

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

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   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   Heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1857 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   Frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 birth of eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)  

Jan 17   In the year 1857 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   On this day in history félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65  

Feb 09   In the year 1857 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 on this day in history.  

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

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