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Historical Events In 1857

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

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

Jan 06   On this day in history patent for reducing zinc ore granted to Samuel Wetherill, Penn  

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 in the year 1857.  

Jan 09   In the year 1857 7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon CA  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1857 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   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) in the year 1857.  

Jan 18   In the year 1857 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1857.  

Jan 27   In the year 1857 dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72  

Feb 02   In the year 1857 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 on this day in history.  

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   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.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 uS issues flying eagle cents  

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 in the year 1857.  

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   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 in the year 1857.  

Jan 09   In the year 1857 birth of henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights)  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1857 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   In the year 1857 edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

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

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   David Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770) died in the year 1857.  

Feb 14   Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies in the year 1857.  

Feb 16   On this day in history auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77  

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