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Historical Events In 1857

Thursday, 21 January 2021

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1857 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   7.9 earthquake shakes Fort Tejon CA on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 01   Smallpox in Victoria, Australia in the year 1857.  

Feb 01   Yellow fever in Portugal in the year 1857.  

Feb 02   Jan Six, Dutch art historian/art collector 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   Johannes T de Visser, theologist/Dutch 1st minister of Education on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 15   Mikhail Glinka, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history gallaudet College (Natl Deaf Mute college) forms (Wash DC)  

Feb 17   Samuel Sidney McClure, Irish-American newspaper editor/publisher on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1857 insurrection of Chinese in Sarawak, Borneo  

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   On this day in history jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium (1907)  

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

Jan 02   Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931) was born in the year 1857.  

Jan 06   William E. Russell, 37th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1896) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Henry B Fuller, American writer (Under the Skylights) was born in the year 1857.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of eugene Augustin Lauste, developer (1st sound-on-film recording)  

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   On this day in history dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven, dies at 72  

Feb 07   In the year 1857 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 in the year 1857.  

Feb 10   David Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770) died on this day in history.  

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

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