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Historical Events In 1857

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

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   Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon Calif in the year 1857.  

Jan 09   Henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1857 fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)  

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 in the year 1857.  

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   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   In the year 1857 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 in the year 1857.  

Feb 12   On this day in history bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96)  

Feb 14   In the year 1857 johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56  

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.  

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   Insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   Congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US on this day in history.  

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   The birth of Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scout movement in the year 1857.  

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 in the year 1857.  

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 in the year 1857.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 in the year 1857.  

Feb 07   In the year 1857 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   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.  

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