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Historical Events In 1857

Monday, 25 March 2019

Jan 02   In the year 1857 frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)  

Jan 06   Patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Penn in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon CA  

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

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

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) in the year 1857.  

Jan 20   Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32 in the year 1857.  

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

Jan 23   Andrija Mohorovicic, Croatian geologist (Moho discontinuity) on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 18   Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1857.  

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

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

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 in the year 1857.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1857

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1857 birth of frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)  

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 in the year 1857.  

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   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   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 in the year 1857.  

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

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