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Historical Events In 1857

Saturday, 28 March 2020

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

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 in the year 1857.  

Jan 08   Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC in the year 1857.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the first first-class game in Sydney, New South Wales vs Victoria at The Domain  

Jan 17   In the year 1857 eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)  

Jan 18   Otto von Below, German commandant (WW I) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history national Association of Baseball Players founded, NY  

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

Feb 02   Jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 in the year 1857.  

Feb 09   In the year 1857 johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education  

Feb 12   In the year 1857 bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96)  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo  

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

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

Feb 21   Jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907) in the year 1857.  

Feb 21   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1857 1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to govt  

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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   Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1857 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   Henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)  

Jan 17   Eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann)  

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   Félix PBOG, Earl of Merode, Belgian minister of War, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

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

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