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Historical Events In 1857

Friday, 14 August 2020

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

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

Jan 11   Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1857 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 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 in the year 1857.  

Jan 27   Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1857 influenza in Europe, North America, South America  

Feb 01   On this day in history smallpox in Victoria, Australia  

Feb 01   In the year 1857 yellow fever in Portugal  

Feb 02   Jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector 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   In the year 1857 johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education  

Feb 12   Bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96) on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1857 samuel Sidney McClure, Irish-American newspaper editor/publisher  

Feb 18   Insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo in the year 1857.  

Feb 18   Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor in the year 1857.  

Feb 21   On this day in history congress outlaws foreign currency as legal tender in US  

Feb 21   In the year 1857 jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907)  

Feb 21   US issues flying eagle cents on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1857

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of frederick Opper, cartoonist (Maud, Alphonse & Gaston)  

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

Jan 17   Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer (Evangelimann) was born in the year 1857.  

Famous Deaths In 1857

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 20   On this day in history edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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   Johannes B van Bree, Dutch violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 56 in the year 1857.  

Feb 15   On this day in history mikhail Glinka, composer, dies  

Feb 16   Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 in the year 1857.  

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